The Lightkeeper's Daughter Analysis

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Critical Book Review: The Lightkeeper’s Daughter We are oysters, concealing our tender insides with hard shells. (Lain Lawrence, 2002, P81) The Lightkepper’s Daughter is hitherto the most interesting modern fiction in the recorded history. It is written by Lain Lawrence in 2002. Lain, a Canadian writer who is best known for his creative writing skills since he was in primary school, has been settled on the North Coast (British Columbia) for years. Furthermore, he is currently an avid sailor on the Gulf Islands. Except The lightkeeper 's Daughter, his is also the author of other five novels, including High Seas Trilogy: The Wreckers (an Edgar Allan Poe Award nominee), The Smugglers, and The Buccaneers, Ghost Boy (set in post war America, and was named a Publishers Weekly Best Book, a School Library Journal Best Book of the year, an ALA Best Book for Young Adults, and an ALA Notable Book), and Lord of the Nutcracker Men (inspired by his grandfather, and was also named a Publishers Weekly Best Book, a School Library Journal Best Book of the year). (Lain Lawrence, 2002, About the Author) The Lizzie Island in the book is made up based on an actual island called Lucy Island, where the remains of the lighthouse stand still. (Lain Lawrence, 2002, Acknowledgments) The story begins when a women, Elizabeth (Squid) McCrae, comes home with her three-year-old daughter, Tatiana, to see her parents, Murray and Hannah, who live and work in the Lizzie Island where tears burst with

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