CBCA Book of the Year, Older Readers, 2013. .'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 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.' Lanagan is in a class of her own.' The Weekend Australian.

ISBN: 9781742375052
Format: Paperback
Pages: 360
Dimension: 208mm X 138mm