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Da happie laand

Author: Robert Alan Jamieson
Publisher: Edinburgh : Luath Press Limited, 2019.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An experimental novel on a grand scale, beautifully carried through. A Perth minister takes in a traumatised stranger who calls himself the son and heir to being lost". When the stranger disappears, the events leading up to and following on from this are revealed. Shifting perspectives from a contemporary mystery to a history of Shetland and emigration, it extends the idea of Scottish empire and diaspora  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Alan Jamieson
ISBN: 9781906817336 1906817332 9781906817862 1906817863
OCLC Number: 959288299
Description: 367 pages ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Robert Alan Jamieson.

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In the summer of the year of the Millennium, a barefoot stranger comes to the door of the manse for help. But three days later he disappears without trace, leaving a bundle of papers behind. This is  Read more...

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A work of complexity, a novel to be savoured and one that will only get better with age. NEW SHETLANDER Jamieson achieves something quite extraordinary [he] combines a compelling modern mystery with Read more...

 
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