Griffin & Sabine: An Extraordinary Correspondence by Nick Bantock.

Griffin and Sabine

Let’s explore the captivating world of Griffin & Sabine: An Extraordinary Correspondence by Nick Bantock.

Main Characters of Griffin & Sabine:

  • Griffin Moss: An artist living in London, Griffin creates postcards for a living. Unaware of his loneliness, he receives a cryptic postcard from Sabine Strohem, a woman he’s never met.
  • Sabine Strohem: Also an artist, Sabine illustrates postage stamps and hails from the fictional Sicmon Islands in the South Pacific. She corresponds with Griffin, and their connection deepens.

Plot of Griffin & Sabin:

The story unfolds entirely through letters and postcards exchanged between Griffin and Sabine. Their love blossoms across the written word. Griffin realizes he’s in love with Sabine, and she reciprocates. However, doubts about Sabine’s true nature and the changes she brings to his life lead to fear. He rejects her invitation to meet in person, believing she’s a figment of his imagination. But then another postcard arrives, promising that if he won’t come to her, she’ll come to him.


  • The heart of the book lies in the exchange of letters and postcards between two central characters
  • The novel doesn’t adhere to a specific time or place. Instead, it takes us on a fantastical journey through correspondence.
  • Sabine’s origins on the Sicmon Islands add an alluring and mysterious touch to the narrative.


  1. Love and Mystery: The central theme revolves around love blossoming through letters. The mystery of Sabine’s existence keeps readers intrigued.
  2. Art and Connection: Both characters are artists, and their creative expressions become a bridge between them.
  3. Identity and Imagination: Griffin grapples with the blurred lines between reality and imagination, questioning Sabine’s existence.


Griffin & Sabine weaves romance, mystery, and art into an enchanting tapestry. The interplay of letters, illustrations, and emotions invites readers to explore the depths of connection.

Feel free to dive into the sequels and further unravel their extraordinary correspondence!

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