Under the Skin Setting

Michel Faber
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Highlands of Scotland

The Highlands of Scotland encompass the general area in which this novel is set.

Ablach Farm

Ablach Farm is the place that Vess Incorporated uses as a cover for its vodsel processing business. It is on this farm that Isserley lives.

The A9

The A9 is the major stretch of road on which Isserley does a good deal of her scouting for hitchhikers. She spends her days driving up and down this road.

New Estates

The New Estates appears to be some sort of underground work camp to which the lower classes of human beings are sent. Although Isserley had been promised by many of the Elite that she would not be sent to the New Estates because of her beauty, she is given the choice to either go to the New Estates or be surgically turned into a vodsel. Isserley particularly does not want to...

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