I am so pleased by Lisa Doucet’s review of Urchin. Many thanks to her, and to Atlantic Books!
Evocative and atmospheric, this unique blend of history and fairy lore is utterly compelling. The prose is vivid and poetic… The author adroitly weaves elements of local history and folklore into the tale in a way that is fresh and fascinating. Dor believes herself to be an abomination, and her struggle to accept herself is sensitively depicted and deeply resonant today.