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Read the latest reviews for Orphans of the Tide by Struan Murray and Manuel Sumberac at Toppsta.com, the UK's largest children's book review community with over 70,000 reviews. Orphans of the Tide, a debut novel by Scottish author Struan Murray is a stunning dark fantasy for middle-grade readers.Set in a world drowned by the ocean, The City is the last city left. The City was built on a sharp mountain that jutted improbably from the sea, and the sea kept trying to claim it back. Orphans of the Tide. The people of the City blame the Drowning on a sinister being they call ‘the Enemy’. Struan Murray invites readers to dive into layers and layers of meaning and be swallowed up by the rich symbolism of the story. All that remains is a jagged, frigid half-submerged cobblestoned gothic ruins, where spires and rooftops jut out from the ever-encroaching sea at the mercy of the tides. Oxford lecturer Struan Murray makes a splash debut with Orphans of the Tide (illustrated by Manuel Šumberac, Penguin), and effortlessly joins the ranks of the most skilled world-creators. By using this website you agree with our cookie policy which you can review or amend at any time. Orphans of the Tide is absolutely stunning. This website uses cookies. Struan Murray; Extract. The people of the City blame the Drowning on a sinister being they call ‘the Enemy’. Orphans of the Tide is the story of orphan Ellie Lancaster, entirely alone on the world following the death of her mother, father and younger brother, as she battles to prove the innocence of a young boy who washes up on the shores of her city in the belly of a whale. A vivid new world is brought to life inhabited by a remarkable collection of young people facing tough challenges. The… Orphans of the Tide from fist time author Struhan Murray is a wonderful read. Orphans of the Tide by Struan Murray Extracts Orphans of the Tide by Struan Murray This spectacular fantasy adventure takes place in the last city to survive the Drowning of the world. Surrounded by the sea, “The City” (the last in the world) is at the mercy of the tides and the power of the water. The world of the City is impeccably crafted, vivid and believable - the cluttered workshops and dripping stone walls seem so utterly real. This spectacular fantasy adventure takes place in the last city to survive the Drowning of the world. Orphans Of The Tide - Orphans Of The Tide The breathtaking fantasy adventure for fans of His Dark Materials that The Times calls 'Unputdownable'. A strange boy is cut out of the belly of a whale in a half-drowned city governed by a harsh religion (shades of Philip Pullman here). Tense and gripping from the outset with plenty of unexpected twists. Orphans of the Tide is a magnificent adventure full of peril, twists and thrilling cat-and-mouse chases. 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