This is a superb collection of stories, focusing on light and darkness, winter and its festivals, by one of the greatest story-tellers of the twentieth century. Through a variety of characters from shipwrecked Scandinavians to an Edinburgh gentleman, George Mackay Brown looks at the impact of new ways of thinking on the traditional way of life of Orkney....
Paperback: 240 pages
Publisher: Birlinn (October 11, 2006)
Product Dimensions: 5 x 0.7 x 8 inches
Amazon Rank: 1350379
Format: PDF ePub fb2 djvu book
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I had no knowledge of George Mackay Brown before this book which I selected at random on my Kindle from some list. What a wonderful find. He paints such an interesting picture of life on the island of Orkney, often using terms and ideas from the loc...