Cut off by a high rampart of cliffs, the forgotten shoreline of Kilcalla Bay is filled with all the wild beauties of untouched nature. There a young stranger meets and falls in love with Shian, the seal girl, whose past is strangely interwoven with age-old legends about human ties with the inhabitants of the deep. As their relationships develops he decides he will accompany her when she swims with the seals to their refuge far out on the western horizon.
‘Seal Woman is a curious, passionate masterpiece … very beautiful, absolutely original, and haunting’ Times Educational Supplement
‘the most unusual book of the year’ Daily Express
‘The wind and music and very mood of the sea are in the narration’ Irish Times
Paperback, First publication in paperback, Methuen, 1976, 154 pages. In excellent preloved condition with the exception of slight creasing to front cover