Item description for Winter Tales by George MacKay Brown...
A superb collection of stories, focusing on light and darkness, winter and its festivals, by one of the greatest storytellers 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.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 7.56" Width: 5.04" Height: 0.71" Weight: 0.35 lbs.
Release Date Dec 30, 2006
ISBN 1904598870 ISBN13 9781904598879
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More About George MacKay Brown
The work of George Mackay Brown (19171996) is defined by the spirit and history of the Orkney islands. He managed to give the culture, land, and oral tradition of the islands universal significance. Throughout his prolific writing career, he found inspiration in the history and folklore of Orkney.