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User Review  - bookwyrmm - LibraryThing

A very interesting and heart-breaking tale about an island the affect of selkies (although, they are never referred to as selkies but rather mermaids). Read full review

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User Review  - lillibrary - LibraryThing

"On remote Rollrock Island, men make their living--and fetch their wives--from the sea." Six voices from three generations tell the haunting tale of the island's tragic history. Read full review

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User Review  - ChrisRiesbeck - LibraryThing

More a series of sequentially connected short stories than novel. The set up is very simple: on Rollrock Island, the men occasionally take as brides women drawn from within the seals that inhabit the ... Read full review

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User Review  - ErikaWasTaken - LibraryThing

Pros: * Beautifully written * Interesting concept * Multiple 1st person POV done well Cons: * Kind of depressing * Style takes a little bit to get into * You want to scream at the men I really love ... Read full review

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User Review  - akmargie - LibraryThing

I'm conflicted about this book which means I think it is good, very good and talks about some very important things through its story which makes it hard for me to talk about it. The changing ... Read full review

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User Review  - amaraduende - LibraryThing

I took about 50 pages to warm up to this book. After, I really enjoyed it. It's a wonderfully rich look at the effects of magic down through generations on an island. Selkies are the fantastical ... Read full review

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User Review  - LaneLiterati - LibraryThing

Margo Lanagan's prose in this novel is gorgeous, and perfectly matched to the folktale genre, in this case the selkie legend. It meanders along beautifully, with lush descriptions of the sea and ... Read full review

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User Review  - MVTheBookBabe - LibraryThing

Due to copy and paste, formatting has been lost. Mostly, I thought that The Brides of Rollrock Island was an enchanting and strange book, chocked full of stories and characters that I just had to know ... Read full review

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User Review  - mamzel - LibraryThing

Revenge is sweet and in this case, goes on for a couple of generations. Misskaela, a scorned young woman living on an isolated island, discovers that she has the ability to turn seals into beautiful ... Read full review

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User Review  - Saretta.L - LibraryThing

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