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ी Reading The Sealwoman's Gift: the Zoe Ball book club novel of 17th century Iceland for kids ६ E-Pub Author Sally Magnusson ক ी Reading The Sealwoman's Gift: the Zoe Ball book club novel of 17th century Iceland for kids ६ E-Pub Author Sally Magnusson ক From the first, it leaps from the page I found myself absolutely persuaded by sta s extraordinary journey from the harsh Icelandic coast to the strange and splendid palaces of Algiers I enjoyed and admired it in equal measure Sarah Perry, author of THE ESSEX SERPENT A remarkable feat of imagination that transports the reader to 17th century Iceland and Algiers an extraordinarily immersive read that emphasises the power of stories, examining themes of motherhood, identity, exile and freedom Through her deft storytelling, Magnusson takes us on a journey that not only crosses continents, but encompasses tragedy and rich sensuality Sian Norris Guardian An evocative, striking new novel which brings an Icelandic historical tragedy, and in particular, Icelandic woman Asta Egilsson, back to pulsing life Stephen McGinty Times Moving, accomplished Richly imagined and energetically told, The Sealwoman s Gift is a powerful tale of loss and endurance Sunday Times Magnusson has certainly done her research, and she has found in the silences of the historical record the space for a novel that moves gracefully between what is known and what must be imaginedMuch of the pleasure of reading The Sealwoman s Gift is that of a good yarn well told TLS Fascinating a really, really good read BBC Radio 2 Book Club Sally Magnusson has turned this grim true story into a page turnerbeautifully told Radio Times Sally Magnusson has taken an amazing true event and created a brilliant first novel It s an epic journey in every sense although it s historical, it s incredibly relevant to our world today Zoe Ball Book Club Sally Magnusson writes compellingly of the psychological and physical shocks of being uprooted Impeccably researched, this is a poetic retelling of Icelandic history Daily Mail Sally Magnusson s wonderfully accomplished first novel is an enthralling mixture of recovered history and the imagining of lost lives It s a delightful piece of storytelling which is also a story about telling stories In short, this is the best sort of historical novel ScotsmanThe debut novel set in 17th century Iceland by Sunday Times bestselling author and broadcaster Sally Magnusson The Sealwoman s Gift by Sally Magnusson Goodreads The is an absolute gem of historical novel, and evokes the atmosphere, struggles joys a bygone era with rare elegance authenticity extraordinary book club novel Buy th century Iceland ISBN from Book Store Everyday low review published Two Roads To order copy for RRP go to guardianbookshop or call Free UK pp over , online orders only Magnusson Publication expected in February Roads, imprint John Murray Press Set Algiers century, re imagines true story pirate raid on one tiny Westman islands, when four 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    • The Sealwoman's Gift: the Zoe Ball book club novel of 17th century Iceland
    • 1.4
    • 85
    • Hardcover
    • 384 pages
    • Sally Magnusson
    • English
    • 02 February 2017

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