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  1. says:

    ‘’Rollrock is a lonely island of cliffs and storms blunt fishermen and their fierce wives Life is hard for the families who must wring a poor living from the stormy seas But Rollrock is also a place of magic’’When I read and adored Kirsty Logan’s The Gloaming my dear friend Marina recommended Margo Lanagan’s The Brides of Rollrock Island because she knows how much I love myths islands and selkies I can honestly say o

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    If you have any expectations of what this book will be like based on the cover throw them away You won't find a dreamy romantic fairy tale retelling here It's like this type of crazy business going onRecipe for a twisted dark fairy tale 1 One c

  3. says:

    There’s no uestion in my mind that this book is brilliantly written I’ve been consistently impressed and moved by Margo Lanagan’s prose since my first experience with her work a few years ago and this book does not disappoint in that regard However and this will actually be a positive for many readers – this book is far tam

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    45 stars”Was she beautiful the sea maid Fair strange Doris had said and I thought that was a fine assessment Fair strange I think that’s a fine assessment of Sea Hearts too beautiful in or for its unusualnessIt’s proving extremely difficult to review Sea Hearts titled The Brides of Rollrock Island in the US in isol

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    The Brides of Rollrock Island is one of those novels that left me with the thought that there is no possible word in the English language that could even attempt to summon up the strange ethereal and mystifying experience that is chronicled in this book As my first venture into Lanagan’s world I have to admit that Brides simply blew me away leaving me utterly breathless It is a slow intriguing tale that of

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    The back of the book says we see the deepest of human cruelty but also of love Wrong there is no love in this bookIf you

  7. says:

    45 StarsMelancholy If I had to capture Margo Lanagan’s The Brides of Rollrock Island in one word melancholy would be the one Melancholy is sad but also thoughtful; beautiful and heartbreaking–as was this tale The Brides of Rollrock Island isn’t a streamlined book Told from six varying points of view our tale begins in the middle reverses to the beginning and moves forward to the end with a motion that indicates that this i

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    When you read a Margo Lanagan book you expect it to both confuse and enthrall you And THE BRIDES OF ROLLROCK ISLAND delivers that head spinning gut churning fizzy brained mixture of “what in the world is going

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    I got this on audio from AudioBookSync Wow this book is weird There's something peculiarly haunting about selkie folklore I can picture a careworn exhausted mother telling the story to her daughter Once the women could swim free before they were robbed of their skins I can see a father still mourning the loss of his wife

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    This is my first Lanagan but by no means will it be my last From the very words chosen to the way they’d been woven together the feel of this is long and lush dense and at times too much Everything is so specifically and skillfully put together that I felt the moody dark and yes sometimes even disturbing tone just propelled me forward I’ve come away with characters that cannot help but be well realised Better yet

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E can draw a girl from the heart of a seal So for a price any man might buy himself a bride an irresistibly enchanting sea wife But what cost will be borne by the people of Rollrock the men the women the children 45 stars Was she beautiful the sea maid Fair strange Doris had said and I thought that was a fine assessment Fair strange I th

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'Why would I People are uneasy enough with me if I start bringing up sea wives they'll take against me good and proper' 'It could be secret''Could it'On remote Rollrock Island the sea witch Misskaella discovers sh There s no uestion in my mind that this book is brilliantly written I ve been consistently impressed and moved by Margo Lanag

characters ✓ eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF ✓ Margo Lanagan

Once Misskaella sets her heart on doing such a thingMargo Lanagan weaves an extraordinary tale of desire and revenge of loyalty heartache and human weakness and of the unforeseen conseuences of all consuming love When you read a Margo Lanagan book you expect it to both confuse and enthrall you And THE BRIDES OF ROLLROCK ISLAND delivers that