On an atoll not far from now, nor far from here, we meet
a young man named Mala, who is eager to discover the
secrets of his island home. Woleai is strangely unaffected
by changes wreaking havoc across the rest of the planet –
and Mala needs to know why.
The importance of his observations is brought to the
forefront when scientists from afar arrive on the island.
A Sky of Wretched Shells is a provocative story in the face
of climate change, a merging of ancient and modern
learning and an answer to the question of our place in