Snake Ropes: A Novel
Set on an isolated island off the Scottish coast, in a community run by women who are in awe of a mysterious structure called the Thrashing House, the novel is narrated by two teenage girls in very different circumstances. Mary is doing her best to protect her younger brother, Barney, as the island’s sons are mysteriously disappearing. Morgan is scheming to escape the prison her parents have made of their home. The two girls unite, each on a desperate mission in which secrets will be revealed and lives changed forever.
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For Kate, because she makes up words: Mitt nitt jub. and for Mr Blight, who lives in the Thrashing House: a man I've never met. Contents Cover Title Page Dedication Mary Morgan Mary Morgan Mary.
She's got the Thrashing House key on a chain around her neck; it's her turn on the bell list so I've got to talk nice to her today. 'Excuse me, Chanty, for interrupting your sleeping. Thought I'd get your Mam.
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It took me longer than it would take me to read another book because of the slow start. I thought it could of been a very good story except questions weren't answered. I wanted to know more about the ... Read full review
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Mary shares a cottage with her fisherman father and little brother Barney on a small island just off the edge of the map after the death of her mother. Traders from the mainland visit the island ... Read full review