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The Song of the Tide

3.28  ·  Rating details ·  40 Ratings  ·  6 Reviews
The only girl among four brothers, Aine is a neglected and lonely child. Perceptive, secretive, and constantly afraid, she is sensitive to the nuances of atmosphere and the secrets of others -- particularly those of her emotionally abused mother and aunt. Above all, she is drawn to the mysterious magnetism of Dunbeg, the rambling old castle on the coast of Ireland that her ...more
ebook, 352 pages
Published July 1st 2014 by Thomas Dunne Books (first published January 1st 1998)
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Peggy
Nov 12, 2011 rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
I got to a point in the book where I just couldn't read more. It was a bit ridiculous the main character's constant harrassment by the other characters and too far fetched.
Jane Carmel
one of the most depressing book i've read
Brittany Fielding
Feb 16, 2017 rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
I feel really good about picking a book that not a lot of people have read.

However, reading this book has made me realize why no one would want to read this book. Haha!

I checked out this book at the middle school that I work at and the book was labeled a romance and it was Irish best seller. Why it was? No idea.

But I thought to myself, I love Ireland and I love romance, I should read this book.

The whole story is centered around this girl and the book covers her childhood and her becoming a w
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'Manda
Jun 22, 2010 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: young-adult
My Rating: 5/5

I read this book for the first time as a middle-schooler, which, of course, allowed me to understand maybe half of the themes, emotions, and heartbreak dwelling within this novel. I have recently re-read it, however, as a senior in college, and I love it even more now than I did then.
Most of the -sparse- reviews of this book will lead you to believe that the book is nothing more than a depressing tearjerker. (Which, don't get me wrong, is certainly a part of the book.) But there's
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Sharon Reeves
I liked the book, but expected more, and maybe slighly different to what I got? It is a little serious, with not much happiness in the story. It was ok.
Megan
Apr 23, 2015 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Puzzling and told with the spirit of the Irish, it was well worth the read.
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