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Calendar of Love and Other Stories (Reissue) (Paperback) (George MacKay Brown)
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In this, George Mackay Brown’s first collection of short stories, the themes he would develop over his career are set out – an obsession with his home Orkney, its dark and violent Viking past, the cycle of the seasons, and the struggle of its inhabitants. The characters of these stories – the fishermen, the crofters, the farmers and the wild tinkers – are all struggling to live their lives and find their identities in a harsh habitat and a cruel age. The stories in this collection share the same melancholy tone and sense of the ceaseless renewal made possible by the natural cycle.
Number of Pages: 149
Genre: Fiction + Literature Genres
Publisher: Paul & Co Pub Consortium
Author: George MacKay Brown
Street Date: August 1, 2017
Item Number (DPCI): 248-46-2179
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