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The Island of the Women These Six Stories Lead Back To Orkney S Past And To Fables To Break A Siege Of The Broch Of Guirness, Unlikely Champions Come Forward For Single Combat Njalsay Is Seen Through The Eyes Of A Poor Idiot Laird Misunderstood By His People, And A Poet Becomes Laureate By Embracing Silence.


About the Author: George Mackay Brown

George Mackay Brown, the poet, novelist and dramatist, spent his life living in and documenting the Orkney Isles A bout of severe measles at the age of 12 became the basis for recurring health problems throughout his life Uncertain as to his future, he remained in education until 1940, a year which brought with it a growing reality of the war, and the unexpected death of his father The followin



10 thoughts on “The Island of the Women

  1. says:

    So far I have only read the first story in this collection of short stories by George Mackay Brown, and I loved it The first story The Island of Women is set in medieval Orkney and tells the story of a noble woman who takes a sea king as ...


  2. says:

    This collection of short stories set in ancient times was a very difficult read I didn t find it flowed like I expected it to I wouldn t necessarily recommend this to anyone and wouldn t read it again However, having said all that, I get the feeling ...


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