The Visitors

The Visitors

In the culture of Neil Gaiman and Iain Banks, Simon Sylvester brings an old delusion to lifestyles with this lush, atmospheric coming-of-age tale

Nobody involves the distant Scottish island of Bancree, and seventeen-year-old plants can’t wait to maneuver to the mainland whilst she finishes college. So while a mysterious guy and his daughter flow into remoted puppy Cottage, plant life is curious. What can have introduced those strangers to the island? the guy is seductive yet radiates threat, whereas Flo reveals a kindred spirit in his daughter, Ailsa.

Meanwhile, numerous of the boys on Bancree have disappeared, unnerving the neighborhood. while a physique washes ashore, suspicion turns to the rookies. yet Flo suspects whatever else, although it turns out most unlikely: She asks neighborhood citizens for something they understand about”selkies,” the legendary ladies who can flip from seal to human and again back.

Convinced of her new associates’ innocence, Flo is fiercely decided to guard her good friend Ailsa. Can the reply to the disappearances, and to the pull of her personal center, lie in the market, past the waves?

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