The Brides of Rollrock Island by Margo Lanagan

The Brides of Rollrock Island

Margo Lanagan

fiction fantasy historical young adult challenging dark reflective slow-paced

305 pages | first published 2009

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On remote Rollrock Island, men go to sea to make their livings--and to catch their wives. The witch Misskaella knows the way of drawing a girl from the heart of a seal, of luring the beauty out of the beast. And for a price a man may buy himself a...
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Summary of 408 reviews

Moods

dark 88%
reflective 77%
mysterious 55%
challenging 33%
emotional 33%
sad 33%

Pace

slow 80%
medium 20%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 80% | A mix: 20%

Strong character development?

It's complicated: 62% | Yes: 37%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 100%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 75% | Yes: 25%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 71% | It's complicated: 28%

Average rating

3.73

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