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Yule

A Hew Cullan Short Story

by Shirley McKay

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ISBN: 9780857909169
Published: 25 Dec 2016
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Publisher: Birlinn Ltd
Imprint: Polygon , Polygon
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About the Book

Yule is the fifth instalment of 1588: A Calendar of Crime, a collection of short stories published in step with the sixteenth century calendar.

Despite prohibitions on celebrating Yule, the old traditions still persist among the tenant farmers on Hew’s estate at Kenly Green. Hew defends a tenant against both Kirk and Crown when a violent accident befalls an unwelcome guest who has turned up uninvited to the feast.


The Author

Shirley McKay

Shirley McKay was born in Tynemouth but now lives with her family in Fife. At the age of fifteen she won the Young Observer playwriting competition, her play being performed at the Royal Court Theatre Upstairs. She went on to study English and Linguistics at the University of St Andrews before attending Durham University for postgraduate study in Romantic and Seventeenth-Century prose. She was shortlisted for the CWA Debut Dagger. Shirley works as a freelance proofreader.

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