The Kraken Sea
Publish date: 2016-06-18
Publisher: Apex Book Company
Pages no: 128
Edition language: English
I won The Kraken Sea in a Goodreads giveaway. All opinions are my own. The Kraken Sea by E. Catherine Tobler is a story of a fifteen year old boy, Jackson, who is very different from other boys. He is not accepted for what he is until he is adopted by Cressida. I found this book to be entertaining, ...
Jackson is an orphan, found in a box and brought to the foundling hospital, but an orphan unlike those who surround him: he has patches of scales and writhing something just under his skin. When a request is put in for orphans to travel West, since this is the 19th century, Jackson is unexpectedly o...
Lovely, but perhaps a bit slow paced for my tastes. I probably should have saved this for a rainy fall day instead of reading it in short bursts at bedtime. I'll be interested in trying more of Tobler's circus fiction. Or even not circus fiction. She's obviously very sharp and understands strange.