[PDF FREE] (The Treasure of the Isle of Mist)
I picked up this book
In A Little Second Hand a ittle second hand in Scalloway Shetlands ast year The book is actually set on Skye and is from the early 1920s I don t think it s well known at now although see on the internet that a company has scanned it in and published a new edition in the ast couple of years And I do actually think its uite an enjoyable kids book and it s a shame that it s not better knownFiona a 15 year old ocal girl who seems uite young for her age ives with her father who is referred to as the Student he ikes his books She hangs about with the Urchin a young ad whose father is renting a house off the the student They go out into the countryside fishing and so on They find out about a great hoard of treasure hidden about a great hoard of treasure hidden a cave and set out to find it Fiona gets a bracelet that allows her to communicate with the animals who help them on their uest Although the fairies get mixed up into the tale so things don t always go according to plan And they have to Who on God's Earth do you 'think' you are?: A true story about TRANSCENDING the ILLUSION of SEPARATION learn the true meaning of treasureThis is a book thatoves the Isle of Skye It s also a very nature orientated story with some Scottish. Fiona iving on the beautiful Isle of Skye with its caves and shores its moorlands and ever changing mists sets out on a uest for faery treasure Her search begins with her determination to find the Urchin who because he has shot at birds with his catapult has been carried away by. T 15 years old and embarks on a search for a mysterious
Treasure The Treasure Of the treasure of Isle of Mist Though the search takes her into Fairyland her search ends in an unexpected place which had my heart aflutter I believe that part went over my son s head but he still enjoyed the story as a whileA favourite uote describing two scholar friendsThe two would sit one on either side of the fire each smoking at a tremendous pace and talking hard on his smoking at a tremendous pace and talking hard on his subject Neither ever expected an answer from the other neither ever got one But they had silently established an unwritten Mesagerul law that when one had talked for three minutes by the clock on the mantelpiece he was to stop andet the other have a turn and when at Judy Blume: Fearless Storyteller for Teens last they said good night each felt they had both had a thoroughly enjoyable evening 48 This obscure coming of age story deals with make believe fairies and facing one s fears I found this to be a uick enjoyable read I read this when I was a kid I can t remember anything about it I picked this book up at the flea market for 1 what a find It was delightfully nonsensical and yet somehow made sense uit half way. Meetings with the strange Hawker with faery folk and with birds and beasts delightfully characterized There is much humour and wisdom in it and an underlying vein of poetry and imagination which enables the author to evoke most vividly the uniue spirit of his muchoved Isle of Sk.