The First Wash of Spring

By George Mackay Brown

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Steve Savage Publishers

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For many years, George Mackay Brown wrote a weekly column in The Orcadian, and this is the fourth selection from it to come out in book form. Like Letters from Hamnavoe, Under Brinkie's Brae and Rockpools and Daffodils, this volume contains musings on Stromness, on current events, on the weather, the occasional story - like those previous volumes it is a delight to be picked over.

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Format Hardback
Imprint Steve Savage Publishers
Publication Date 7 Dec 2006
ISBN 9781904246251
Number of Pages 256

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What is striking about these pieces, apart from their superficial simplicity, is their compactness and sharpness, their sheer economy. Model examples of the miniature, they are 'small miracles of compression'.

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