Winter Tales

Winter Tales

by George Mackay Brown

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Overview

This collection celebrates winter and its festivals, light and darkness. It includes the tales of Lieutenant William Bligh at the port of Hamnavoe, an Edinburgh man rediscovering his roots in Shetland, Baltic-men shipwrecked on the Orkney coast, and Norse warriors setting out for the Holy Land.

Through these stories George Mackay Brown explores the effects of new ways of thinking and working on the ancient patterns and traditions of Orkney life.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781848549425
Publisher: John Murray Press
Publication date: 03/27/2014
Sold by: Hachette Digital, Inc.
Format: NOOK Book
Sales rank: 884,537
File size: 1 MB

About the Author

George Mackay Brown was one of the greatest Scottish writers of the twentieth century. A prolific poet, admired by such fellow poets as Ted Hughes and Seamus Heaney, he was also an accomplished novelist and a master of the short story. He died at the age of 74 on 13 April 1996.

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