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1529005108
Mercies
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Author: Hargrave, Kiran Millwood
Year: 2020
Format: Hardback
Class no: HIS
Publisher: Picador
ISBN: 9781529005103
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On Christmas Eve, 1617, the sea around the remote Norwegian island of Vardo is thrown into a reckless storm. As Maren Magnusdatter watches, forty fishermen, including her father and brother, are lost to the waves, the menfolk of Vardo wiped out in an instant. Now the women must fend for themselves. Eighteen months later, a sinister figure arrives.
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I really enjoyed this historical fiction based on a true event in a Norwegian coastal village in 1617. A storm killed forty fishermen, wiping out the male population and leaving the women to learn how to survive without them. Their way of life is not threatened by the changes in their circumstance n
11/04/20
Carly Robinson
Bedford
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