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Karthini is born in a village where both boys and girls are born who have the gift of magic. But only the boys’ magic is trained: girls with the gift are killed through being tied hand- and-foot and put to sea in a barrel. When, at the onset of her period, Karthini suffers this fate, she is rescued at sea by a crew of woman sailors on a ship called ‘The Pearl’, and taken to an island where her magic will be recognised and trained.

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    y separately published work icon Eat the Sky, Drink the Ocean Kirsty Murray (editor), Payal Dhar (editor), Anita Roy (editor), Crows Nest : Allen and Unwin , 2015 8318496 2015 anthology short story prose graphic novel young adult

    'Be transported into dystopian cities and other-worldly societies. Be amazed and beguiled by a nursery story with a reverse twist, a futuristic take on TV cooking shows, a playscript with tentacles - and more, much more. Plunge in and enjoy!

    'A collection of sci-fi and fantasy writing, including six graphic stories, showcasing twenty stellar writers and artists from India and Australia: Isobelle Carmody, Penni Russon, Justine Larbalestier, Margo Lanagan, Lily Mae Martin, Kuzhali Manickavel, Prabha Mallya, Annie Zaidi, Kate Constable, Vandana Singh, Mandy Ord, Priya Kuriyan, Manjula Padmanabhan, Samhita Arni, Alyssa Brugman, Nicki Greenberg and Amruta Patil.' (Publication summary)

    Crows Nest : Allen and Unwin , 2015
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