When Malin’s father dies, he leaves behind only his fantastical story that her mother was a mermaid. Set in an unspecified historical past, full of strange and wonderful characters, the story follows Malin’s picaresque journey across oceans and continents, towards an unexpected discovery.
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Beautifully written with a hauntingly strange imagination, and set in an unspecified historical past, The Mermaid's Child is the magical story of a young woman's search for her mother.
From the Hardcover edition.About the Author:
Born in Lancashire, Jo Baker was educated at Oxford. She moved to Belfast to work in Waterstone's there and now lives there with her husband, the playwright Daragh Carville.
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Book Description Arrow, 2005. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0099437821