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    George Mackay Brown was a master of the short story form and prproduced a steady stream of short story collections as well as his poetry and novels. This selection explores his Orkney and the ups and downs of the crofters and fishermen there.

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    Set on a farming estate in the upper reaches of the River Spey, Of Stone and Sky follows several generations of a shepherding family in a paean to the bonds between people, their land and way of life. It is a profound mystery, a passionate poem, a political manifesto, shot through with wisdom and humour.

  • By Dennis Glover
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    April 1947. In a run-down farmhouse on a remote Scottish island, George Orwell begins his last and greatest work – ‘Nineteen Eighty-Four’. Forty-four years old and suffering from the tuberculosis that within three winters will take his life, Orwell comes to see the book as his legacy – the culmination of a career spent fighting to preserve the freedoms which the wars and upheavals of the 20th century have threatened. Completing the book is an urgent task, a race against death. In this illuminating novel, Dennis Glover masterfully explores the creation of Orwell’s classic work, which for millions of readers worldwide defined the 20th century.

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    A verse novella by Glasgow Laureate Jim Carruth.