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|Description:||324 p. ; 21 cm|
|Responsibility:||by Flaherty O'Keefe.|
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MISSING LINK TO Magarabee island
Well the story-line is very clear and the reader is transported through time to an Island past and present
where the inhabitants are a strange assortment of characters that are very reticent to embrace change.
But change is in the air whether it be 1914...
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A SCOTTISH ISLAND MELODRAMA
Magarabee is a name that you are not likely to encounter if you visit the remote islands of Scotland. The Island exists only in the fertile imagination of the author Flaherty o'Keefe. Here he concocts a yarn that partly owes its existence to Robbie Burns and the early 19th...
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Classic Scottish Island Tales
The action of this drama is centred for a time on the Island of Magarabee, surrounded by fierce sea swells which pound the shoreline. Magarabee is also the strip of land which has a certain old world charm about it. The residents are characters whose lives revolve around hearth and Kirk and...
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scottish life on Magarabee Island
This novel is certainly a snapshot of rural Scottish crofting folk in the fictional Island of Magarabee in 1912-1913. It also has a time line trinity which stretches towards the Great War and beyond. The work is in three parts: 1973 being used...
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