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Where the World Ends

Narrated by: Angus King
Length: 7 hrs and 16 mins
Categories: Young Adults, Ages 13 & Up
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Every time a lad came fowling on the St Kilda stacs, he went home less of a boy and more of a man. If he went home at all, that is.... 

In the summer of 1727, a group of men and boys are put ashore on a remote sea stac to harvest birds for food. No-one returns to collect them. Why? Surely nothing but the end of the world can explain why they have been abandoned to endure storms, starvation and terror. And how can they survive, housed in stone and imprisoned on every side by the ocean?

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Perilous Tale of character and Strength

This ‘true’ story is as compelling as it is bleak.
The tale of Quilliam and his compatriots must overcome not only the elements, but each other to survive.
Told with heart and power... a deep story, which while requiring perseverance - is worth it in the end.

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had me on the edge of my seat

great story and the narrator is really good to hear that fits perfectly into the ambience of the story. it's really interesting to think of human beings surviving that and since it's based off a true story too. very interesting read but I also so had Goosebumps and had to check behind me a couple of times because it gets scary realistically scary. good read.