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Of Stone and Sky

by Merryn Glover

Modern and Contemporary Fiction

Of Stone and Sky Synopsis

After Highland shepherd Colvin Munro disappears, a mysterious trail of his possessions is found in the Cairngorm mountains. Writing the eulogy for his memorial years later, his foundling-sister Mo seeks to discover why he vanished. Younger brother Sorley is also haunted by his absence and driven to reveal the forces that led to Colvin's disappearance. Is their brother alive or dead?

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.

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ISBN: 9781846975653
Publication date: 06/05/2021
Publisher: Birlinn Ltd an imprint of Birlinn General
Format: Hardback

Book Information

ISBN: 9781846975653
Publication date: 6th May 2021
Author: Merryn Glover
Publisher: Birlinn Ltd an imprint of Birlinn General
Format: Hardback
Pagination: 336 pages
Genres: Modern and Contemporary Fiction,
Categories: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945), Second World War fiction,

About Merryn Glover

Merryn Glover was born in a former Rana palace in Kathmandu and grew up in Nepal, India and Pakistan. Her first major work was a stage play, The Long Way Home, which was broadcast on Radio Scotland. She has written three further radio plays for Radio 4 and Radio Scotland. Merryn's first novel, A House Called Askival (2014), was published by Freight. In 2019, she was appointed the first Writer in Residence for the Cairngorms National Park.

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