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Skara: The First Wave

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Set in Neolithic Orkney, Skara brings heroine Shala and hero Oiwa together across the vast ocean to the west. Will this young man save the people of the Isles from dying out?

As predicted by young Shala and the old sage, Wrasse, this seems increasingly so. Guided by her, the girl finds maturity and strength during a formidable journey through their Orkney, a very different
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Paperback, 608 pages
Published June 1st 2015 by Burgess Publishing
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loved it ,one or two mistakes in it but realy worth the read
Alison Williamson
May 11, 2015 rated it really liked it
It's a very readable and non-dreary account of the people of the Orkney Isles in prehistory, bringing them to life in a way that most books don't - instead of impressing on us how different they were, they're presented as contemporary in their time and at the forefront of their technology - I liked that, it rang so true. The trouble is, their gene pool is restricted, but that brings in our hero from Canada in a canoe via the frozen north.

I liked it because it was unpretentious, informative, bas
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