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The Sooterkin
The Sooterkin
Author: Tom Gilling
The Sooterkin, a novel "as fantastical as anything in the writings of Garca Mrquez," has earned comparisons to the work of John Irving and Peter Carey. In the winter of 1821 a seal pup is born to ex-convict Sarah Dyer and her husband, William, a dishonorably discharged soldier. As the tale spreads it becomes town gossip, newspaper story, ...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780670891528
ISBN-10: 0670891525
Publication Date: 6/5/2000
Pages: 224
  • Currently 2.6/5 Stars.

2.6 stars, based on 5 ratings
Publisher: Viking Adult
Book Type: Hardcover
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This is a inventive story and funny. The author makes descriptions, etc. about the characters and made me laugh out loud. You can picture these people because he describes them so well and he satisfies what happens to each character. It's like a late 1800 to early 1900 fairy tale about Australia.