A Stranger Came Ashore by Mollie Hunter

A Stranger Came Ashore

Mollie Hunter

134 pages first pub 1975 (editions)

fiction childrens fantasy young adult mysterious slow-paced


When Finn Learson literally stumbles out of a stormy sea into a small village on Scotland's Shetland Isles, he steals the villagers' hearts. He's handsome and charming, he helps with the fishing and the harvest, and he's particularly drawn to Robb...

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adventurous 100%
mysterious 100%
challenging 33%
dark 33%
emotional 33%
tense 33%


medium 66%
fast 33%

Plot- or character-driven?

Plot: 66% | Character: 33%

Strong character development?

N/A: 33% | No: 33% | Yes: 33%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 66% | No: 33%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 66% | N/A: 33%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 66% | N/A: 33%

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