[E–pub READ] (Silver Skin) Author Joan Lennon
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Much Further Back In Time Than He further back in time than he or if his silver skin is damaged or stolenCait finds Rab at the shore near Skara Brae a village in Orkney at the end of the Stone Age Cait at first thinks he s a selkie a mythical creature that lives as a seal in the water but can shed it s skin to live on land in human form As well as hoping for the luck that a selkie can bring she empathises with him being different from the rest of the village Cait too comes from a different racial group elsewhere in Northern EuropeCait And Rab Both Have Their EuropeCait and Rab both have their for wanting to leave Cait to another place to find her people Rab to another time each discovers than they thought they wouldI d recommend Silver Skin for oung adults and older ones too who are interested in history or scifi This is an interesting meld of invented future barely touched upon and hypothesized past It is successful in building a story but the brevity and lack of back story to the main characters make it less satisfying than it could be However I appreciate that the author wanted to focus in on a narrow slice of history It was fascinating to read this novel recommended by an Orcadian friend just after I had seen the places mentioned in it I am not sure I would have understood or appreciated it to the same degree if I were ignorant about the history and geography of this place But it is still a great read. ReRab thousands "of ears from home injured and desperate must learn fast about this ancient world What started as a high tech study "years from home injured and desperate must learn fast about this ancient world What started as a high tech study has turned into a struggle to surviv.
me BUT I learnt a LOT Video review This plot of this novel centres around the accidental transportation of Rab aBUT I learnt a #LOT Video Review This #Video review This of this novel centres around the accidental transportation of Rab a from the distant future back to Stone Age Orkney It is told from the points of view of Rab and another two characters a oung woman named Cait who finds Rab injured on the beach and an older woman named Voy who is the village healer Voy and Cait look after Rab and speculate that he might be a selkie a mythical creature who can take the form of a seal or a human Selkies are believed to bring luck and the villagers hope that Rab will improve their harvests and secure the future of the community However Rab is desperate to return home This proves to be far from easy and he lives in the village for an extended period of time developing a relationship with Cait The book provides the reader with interesting perspectives on both the past and the future I found it hard to put this down It ticked all the boxes for me fantasy historical detail about the wonderful Isle of Orkney even if a Skara Brae Orkney the end of the Stone Age The sun is dying storms batter the coast and people fear the end of the world When Rab crawls out of the sea wearing the remains ,