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Margo Lanagan Message Board 1/1/2012
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Author Lanagan's Book Reviews

The Brides of Rollrock Island
The novel opens with a scene involving a small group of boys walking along a beach, searching for "sea hearts" for their mothers. The children seek to avoid an old woman whom they refer to as the witch, Misskealla. The story then shifts and the reader meets Misskaella again, now narrating the action, and recalling her own childhood growing up on Rollrock Island. Misskaella is the youngest girl of a large family. Like most of the others on the island, her...