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Greenvoe

By George Mackay Brown

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'Greenvoe is a poetic, distinguished and totally delightful Orcadian story' - Sunday Times

The small Orcadian community of Greevoe has remained unchanged for generations. Now a shady government project, Operation Black Star, threatens to destroy the islander's way of life.

George Mackay Brown's first novel describes a week in the life of the islanders as the come to terms with the repercussions of Operation Black Star in a masterful mix of prose and poetry from one of Scotland's greatest writers.

Biographical Notes

George Mackay Brown was one of the greatest Scottish writers of the twentieth century. A prolific poet, admired by such fellow poets as Ted Hughes and Seamus Heaney, he was also an accomplished novelist and a master of the short story. He died at the age of 74 on 13 April 1996.

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  • ISBN: 9781848549517
  • Publication date: 13 Mar 2014
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  • Imprint: John Murray
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