Set on the rugged north shore of the Gulf of St. Lawrence, Canada, the novel tells the story of two lonely boys united by grief. Together they take refuge in a magical undersea world of their own creation, searching for a sense of belonging. But for one of them the line between fantasy and reality begins to blur, and the loyalty of his friend is put to the test in a journey that threatens to end in tragedy.
The novel has won a clutch of literary awards including the Odyssey Prize, the Anne-Hebert Prize and Jean Hamelin Prize.
White Lotus was founded by Savyna Indranee Darby, who was previously a production designer at Mumbai’s EyeQube Studios VFX facility.