Fig Fitzsherbert is good at a lot of things: making lists, playing the piano, advanced mathematics. But it's never quite enough for her high-flying mother, who every New Year's Day sets Fig an impossible resolution.
So one year, Fig decides to set her own challenge instead: she's going to swim her way round the world. There's just one tiny problem ... Fig can't swim.
Taking it one length at a time, Fig embarks on the adventure of a lifetime. But with her mother closing in, will she be able to keep her head above water and complete her challenge?
A quirky coming-of-age story, perfect for fans of Katy Birchall, GEEK GIRL and SUPER AWKWARD.
Lou Abercrombie left Durham University with a First Class Maths degree before getting a job in television in London. She later moved to Bath, where she now lives with her children and husband. FIG SWIMS THE WORLD is her debut novel and is inspired by her love of wild swimming.More about Lou Abercrombie