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The Island of Horses by Eilís Dillon
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The Island of Horses by Eilís Dillon
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Aug 07, 2018 | ISBN 9781681373065

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“Eilís Dillon weaves a magic Irish spell and an A-1 mystery-adventure story, taut with action and suspense…The tale sparkles with the atmosphere of the sea and of small-town life.” —The New York Times Book Review

“Dillon paints a vivid portrait of the harsh life on these remote islands; the reader can smell the peat fires and feel the lash of the winds off the Atlantic.” —Terri Schmitz, The Horn Book Magazine

“A very good story about two boys who set out to explore a deserted island off the Connemara coast, and about the adventures that follow. The people are real, the Irish background rings true, and there is a hard, spare poetry in the telling of the story.” —The Guardian

“The ever brilliant New York Review of Books for Children has republished Eilis Dillon’s The Island of Horses, an adventure about brave boys, a stolen horse and an island in the Atlantic: a story from a vanished Ireland. Quite wonderful.” —The Spectator

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