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Grade 7 Up When 15-year-old Mary Urquhart hears her cousin Duncan's voice urgently summoning her to come to him, she is not surprised, even though she is in Scotland and he is 3,000 miles away in Upper Canada. For Mary has the second sight, and she and Duncan are soulmates, more like twins than the cousins they are. Accordingly Mary stubbornly sets off to join him in the far-off Canadian wilderness of 1815. It is eloquent testimony to Lunn's skill as a novelist that she is able to integrate these psychic elements into her plot without compromising the credibility of its ample historic detail. And it is further testimony to her skill and integrity that she portrays uncompromisingly the bleakness and hardship of life on the Canadian frontier, creating, in the process, a real world populated by fully developed, real people wholike Marygrow through their experiences. Great strength of character is required to survive, and some readers may feel that Mary's strength comes off simply as stubborness. They may also be put off by the magisterial pace of the narrative and its unrelievedly bleak and melancholy tone. Few will deny its authenticity and richness. Michael Cart, Beverly Hills Public Library
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  • PublisherSeal Books
  • Publication date2001
  • ISBN 10 077042886X
  • ISBN 13 9780770428860
  • BindingPaperback
  • Number of pages256
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