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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  - AWahle - LibraryThing

I love stories of mermaids and selkies. While this book nevers uses the word selkie, that is exactly what these seal-wives are. Beautiful women who long to return to the sea, but cannot because their ... Read full review

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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  - 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  - hopeevey - LibraryThing

Beautiful narration of an outstanding novel - I hardly know how to talk about it! So very good Read full review


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