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Simple Fire

Selected Short Stories

Written by George Mackay Brown , Malachy Tallack

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ISBN: 9781788854689
Published: 16 Jun 2021
Format: E-Book
Publisher: Birlinn Ltd
Imprint: Polygon
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About the Book

George Mackay Brown was a master of the short story form and produced a steady stream of short fiction collections, starting with A Calendar of Love (1967) and include A Time to Keep (1969) and Hawkfall (1974), as well as his poetry collections and novels. In this selection, edited and introduced by Malachy Tallack, we explore the author’s Orkney and the ups and downs of the crofters and fishermen there. These magical stories, drawn from ancient lore and modern life, strip life down to the essentials.


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