Langrish, Katherine. Troll Mill.

Author:Winship, Michele
Position:Brief Article - Young Adult Review - Book Review

LANGRISH, Katherine. Troll Mill. (Sequel to Troll Fell.) HarperCollins. 276p. map. c2006. 006.058307-X. $15.99. JS

Readers of Langrish's previous novel, Troll Fell, will be eager to find out how Peer Ulfsson has fared after being freed from the clutches of his evil uncles and taken in by Ralf and Gudrun as one of their own. This story opens with a dramatic scene. Kersten, his friend Bjorn's wife, thrusts her baby into his arms as she races to the sea. Confused and afraid after Bjorn sets his boat off in a storm to find his wife, Peer stumbles home to Gudrun with the strange, dark girl. The mythology of the Selkies, the seal people who can take human form, the legend of Granny Green Teeth who lives under the water and, of course, the dark world of the trolls form the backdrop...

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