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Review of ‘The Brides of Rollrock Island’

Some call them sea-wives. Others call them seal-women, fairy lasses or monsters. But to the boys of Rollrock Island—only boys, not a single daughter in a generation—they are their mams. Beautiful, docile, other­worldly and sad, the mams say nothing of their past, only that they came from the sea.

At the heart of this magic…

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