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Sea hearts

Author: Margo Lanagan
Publisher: Oxford : David Fickling, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Rollrock Island is a lonely rock of gulls and waves, blunt fishermen and their homely 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 - the scary, salty-real sort of magic that changes lives forever. Down on the windswept beach, where the seals lie in herds, the outcast sea witch Misskaella casts her spells - and brings forth girls from  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fantasy fiction
Young adult fiction
Fiction
Young adult works
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Margo Lanagan
ISBN: 9780857560339 0857560336 9781446478448 1446478440
OCLC Number: 758983807
Awards: Long-listed for Carnegie Medal 2013 (UK)
Long-listed for Carnegie Medal 2013
Description: 1 volume ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Margo Lanagan.

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Rollrock is an isolated, windswept island; a wild and salty landscape where fishermen and their families must wring a living from the stormy seas. But Rollrock is also a place of eerie magic, and of  Read more...

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Outstanding . . . Margo Lanagan is a writer whose violently sexy reworkings of Grimm have previously been more for teenagers, but her new book stays within the allusive fairy tale tropes and will Read more...

 
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