Sarah lives in a time of draught, anger, and fear. Only a child, she finds that she sees things others don't and that terrifies the people in her town. When she discovers she can talk to a fox named Marishan, he helps her learn about the earth and what it means to be living in it.
Many of the reviews I read of Swain Wolfe's book were positivly glowing. I thought it was a good story, a quick read. But didn't feel profoundly changed by it. I was chilled, as I always am, by the institutionalized cruelty and suspicion of Sarah's town. Worth reading, but not one of my favorites.