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User Review  - avanders - LibraryThing

3.5 stars. Well-written and well-told. Weird and, yes, haunting. Disturbing and yet sweet. And satisfying in the end. I’m probably going to be thinking about it for a while. And I might think it ... Read full review

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User Review  - KWharton - LibraryThing

Didn't like it. I'd read a few reviews that gave away a major plot point that didn't happen for quite a while, so I was just waiting for it to happen. I found Eloise Oxer’s voice annoying. The pace ... Read full review

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User Review  - Rosa.Mill - LibraryThing

The author has taken the myth of the selkie and expanded into a full tale. On Rollrock Island the mams are selkies that have had their seal skins hidden by their husbands. The book goes through ... Read full review

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User Review  - Rosa.Mill - LibraryThing

The author has taken the myth of the selkie and expanded into a full tale. On Rollrock Island the mams are selkies that have had their seal skins hidden by their husbands. The book goes through ... Read full review

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User Review  - Rosa.Mill - LibraryThing

The author has taken the myth of the selkie and expanded into a full tale. On Rollrock Island the mams are selkies that have had their seal skins hidden by their husbands. The book goes through ... Read full review

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User Review  - Rosa.Mill - LibraryThing

The author has taken the myth of the selkie and expanded into a full tale. On Rollrock Island the mams are selkies that have had their seal skins hidden by their husbands. The book goes through ... Read full review

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User Review  - Tarklovishki - LibraryThing

I found myself getting a bit bored with this one - also, the font wasn't my preferred font, so it fucked up my eyes a little bit and the enjoyment factor went down. With my shitty eyes that are in ... Read full review

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User Review  - mbklibrary - LibraryThing

Told in different parts by different narrators the book was hard to get into. It doesn't move very swiftly but takes it's time in telling the story and that takes a little getting used to. However ... Read full review

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User Review  - ahibburt - LibraryThing

'Can you do that?' Able asked. '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 ... Read full review

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User Review  - TheMadHatters - LibraryThing

On Rollrock Island all the men are married to women who used to be seals. The witch Misskaella brings them from the sea. Eventually they are very homesick for the sea and life is not so happy for them or anyone on the island. It was ok but not really one of my favorites. Read full review


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