Two novellas in which youth kicks against a besieging authority. Abigail pines for her lover during school assemblies, but romance is snatched from her when he crashes the car stolen for their joy ride. The author also wrote "Redhill Rococo", "Dundin" and "The Orchard on Fire".
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Shena Mackay was born in Edinburgh in 1944. Her writing career began when she won a prize for a poem written when she was fourteen. Two novellas, Dust Falls on Eugene Schlumberger and Toddler on the Run were published before she was twenty. Redhill Rococo won the 1987 Fawcett Prize, Dunedin won a 1994 Scottish Arts Council Book Award, The Orchard on Fire was shortlisted for the 1996 Booker Prize and, in 2003, Heligoland was shortlisted for both the Orange Prize and Whitbread Novel Award. She is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature and lives in Southampton.
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Book Description Minerva, 1998. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 99270757