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Beside the ocean of time

Author: George Mackay Brown
Publisher: Edinburgh : Polygon, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In the Orkney Islands, a farmer's son is considered a nobody because he daydreams a lot. Fortunately for him World War II breaks out, he goes off to fight and returns a somebody: a hero and a writer. A look at fate by the author of Vinland.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Brown, George Mackay.
Beside the ocean of time.
Edinburgh : Polygon, 2005
(OCoLC)607773043
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: George Mackay Brown
ISBN: 1904598293 9781904598299
OCLC Number: 57355780
Notes: Originally published: London : John Murray, 1994.
Description: 197 pages ; 20 cm
Responsibility: George Mackay Brown.

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Thorfinn Ragnarson is a daydreamer of elaborate historical fantasies. In this beautiful and haunting novel Thorfinn becomes a Viking traveller, a freedom-fighter for Bonnie Prince Charlie and the  Read more...

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