The author's first collection of short stories. The characters of these stories - the fishermen, the crofters, the farmers and the wild tinkers - live out their hard and often bitter lives. Other stories recreate the witch trials, the priest hunts and the Viking raiders of earlier days.
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[George Mackay Brown] really does possess the magician's touch ... [He has] the talent to lighten up the most humdrum detail of ordinary life. ( Observer)
[His] prose is severely simple and beautiful; he never wastes words, but evokes a complete atmosphere in a phrase. ( Scottish Field)
The first collection of stories published by George Mackay Brown, this volume includes 14 stories arising from both ancient and modern life on the island of Orkney.
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