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Publisher : Allen & Unw
Published Date : 2012/02
ISBN : 9781742375052
BookWeb Price : A$ 19.98
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On remote Rollrock Island, the sea-witch Misskaella discovers she 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 - once Misskaella sets her heart on doing such a thing? Margo Lanagan weaves an extraordinary tale of desire and revenge, of loyalty, heartache and human weakness, and of the unforeseen consequences of all-consuming love.the bush - Fox with his haunted eyes and rich red coat - and Magpie trembles. Fox tempts Magpie away - at first she resists, stays loyal to her friend Dog, but the third time she says, 'I will come'.