Lowlands by Terence Gallagher

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...the plot often takes a back seat to character development and exploration of the travelers’ secret world. This is a welcome choice, however, as Gallagher often handles it deftly. That said, readers may find themselves slowed down at times by the liberal sprinkling of pidgin English, Gaelic, Latin, and French words...
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When James, a high-school freshman in Queens, meets Cornelia he enters a very secretive world. Cornelia and her enigmatic guardian Miss Widdershins are exiles who left Ireland and Scotland centuries ago. Now they face a crisis brought on by a deserter. Cornelia expects her new friend James to take a hand.

 

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Published April 30, 2017 by Livingston Pr. 206 pages
Genres: Literature & Fiction. Fiction
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on Apr 13 2017

...the plot often takes a back seat to character development and exploration of the travelers’ secret world. This is a welcome choice, however, as Gallagher often handles it deftly. That said, readers may find themselves slowed down at times by the liberal sprinkling of pidgin English, Gaelic, Latin, and French words...

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