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The Resource Secrets of the sea house, Elisabeth Gifford

Secrets of the sea house, Elisabeth Gifford

Label
Secrets of the sea house
Title
Secrets of the sea house
Statement of responsibility
Elisabeth Gifford
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Ruth and her husband move into a dilapidated old vicarage on a stunning island in the Outer Hebrides and set about turning the unloved house into a family home. Ruth's much-needed stability is threatened when they discover the remains of a baby buried beneath the house, its legs fused together into one limb - a mermaid child. When Ruth researches the history of the house, she uncovers the heart-breaking story of Reverend Alexander Ferguson, an amateur evolutionary scientist
Member of
Summary
A century after a young vicar investigates his family's link to a Scottish island's selkie legend, a young couple buys a once-grand home by the sea and discovers the bones of a baby with fused legs
Storyline
Tone
Character
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10298006
Cataloging source
NZEN
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Gifford, Elisabeth
Dewey number
823.92
Index
no index present
Literary form
novels
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True
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  • Interpersonal relations
  • Secrets
  • Hebrides (Scotland)
Target audience
adult
Label
Secrets of the sea house, Elisabeth Gifford
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Published by W.F. Howes under the Clipper imprint
  • Originally published: London: Corvus
Carrier category
volume
Content category
text
Control code
000052071440
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
Large print ed.
Extent
407 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781471246623
Isbn Type
(pbk.) :
System control number
(OCoLC)862180188
Label
Secrets of the sea house, Elisabeth Gifford
Publication
Note
  • Published by W.F. Howes under the Clipper imprint
  • Originally published: London: Corvus
Carrier category
volume
Content category
text
Control code
000052071440
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
Large print ed.
Extent
407 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781471246623
Isbn Type
(pbk.) :
System control number
(OCoLC)862180188

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