The Grampian Quartet

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"The Quarry Wood", although published well before "Sunset Song", inhabits a similar world; the progress of its heroine could almost be the alternative story of a Chris Guthrie who did go to university. Compassionate and humorous, the grace and style of Shepherd's prose is heightened by a superb ear for the vigorous language of the north-east. "The Weatherhouse", Shepherd's masterpiece, is an even more substantial achievement which belongs to the great line of Scottish fiction dealing with the complex interactions of small communities, and especially the community of women - a touching and hilarious network of mothers, daughters, spinsters and widows. It is also a striking meditation on the nature of truth, the power of human longing and the mystery of being. The third and final novel, "A Pass in the Grampians", describes Jenny Kilgour's coming of age as she has to choose between the kindly harshness of her grandfather's life on a remote hill farm, and the vulgar and glorious energy of Bella Cassie, a local girl who left the community to pursue success as a singer, and has now returned to scandalise them all. "The Living Mountain" is a lyrical testament in praise of the Cairngorms. It is a work deeply rooted in Shepherd's knowledge of the natural world, and a poetic and philosophical meditation on our longing for high and holy places. This is the first omnibus edition of Shepherd's prose works - her sensitivity and powers of observation raise her work far above the status of regional literature and into the front rank of Scottish writing.

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Descrizione libro Canongate Books Ltd, United Kingdom, 2001. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. Main. 198 x 126 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book. The Quarry Wood, although published well before Sunset Song, inhabits a similar world; the progress of its heroine could almost be the alternative story of a Chris Guthrie who did go to university. Compassionate and humorous, the grace and style of Shepherd s prose is heightened by a superb ear for the vigorous language of the north-east. The Weatherhouse, Shepherd s masterpiece, is an even more substantial achievement which belongs to the great line of Scottish fiction dealing with the complex interactions of small communities, and especially the community of women - a touching and hilarious network of mothers, daughters, spinsters and widows. It is also a striking meditation on the nature of truth, the power of human longing and the mystery of being. The third and final novel, A Pass in the Grampians, describes Jenny Kilgour s coming of age as she has to choose between the kindly harshness of her grandfather s life on a remote hill farm, and the vulgar and glorious energy of Bella Cassie, a local girl who left the community to pursue success as a singer, and has now returned to scandalise them all. The Living Mountain is a lyrical testament in praise of the Cairngorms. It is a work deeply rooted in Shepherd s knowledge of the natural world, and a poetic and philosophical meditation on our longing for high and holy places. This is the first omnibus edition of Shepherd s prose works- her sensitivity and powers of observation raise her work far above the status of regional literature and into the front rank of Scottish writing. Codice libro della libreria AA99780862415891

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Descrizione libro Canongate Books Ltd 1996-09-30, 1996. Condizione libro: New. Brand new book, sourced directly from publisher. Dispatch time is 24-48 hours from our warehouse. Book will be sent in robust, secure packaging to ensure it reaches you securely. Codice libro della libreria NU-GRD-04848699

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Descrizione libro Canongate Books Ltd, United Kingdom, 2001. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. Main. 198 x 126 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book. The Quarry Wood, although published well before Sunset Song, inhabits a similar world; the progress of its heroine could almost be the alternative story of a Chris Guthrie who did go to university. Compassionate and humorous, the grace and style of Shepherd s prose is heightened by a superb ear for the vigorous language of the north-east. The Weatherhouse, Shepherd s masterpiece, is an even more substantial achievement which belongs to the great line of Scottish fiction dealing with the complex interactions of small communities, and especially the community of women - a touching and hilarious network of mothers, daughters, spinsters and widows. It is also a striking meditation on the nature of truth, the power of human longing and the mystery of being. The third and final novel, A Pass in the Grampians, describes Jenny Kilgour s coming of age as she has to choose between the kindly harshness of her grandfather s life on a remote hill farm, and the vulgar and glorious energy of Bella Cassie, a local girl who left the community to pursue success as a singer, and has now returned to scandalise them all. The Living Mountain is a lyrical testament in praise of the Cairngorms. It is a work deeply rooted in Shepherd s knowledge of the natural world, and a poetic and philosophical meditation on our longing for high and holy places. This is the first omnibus edition of Shepherd s prose works- her sensitivity and powers of observation raise her work far above the status of regional literature and into the front rank of Scottish writing. Codice libro della libreria AA99780862415891

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Descrizione libro Canongate UK. PAPERBACK. Condizione libro: New. 0862415896 *BRAND NEW* Ships Same Day or Next!. Codice libro della libreria NATARAJB1FI858742

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Descrizione libro 1996. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. Main. 126mm x 196mm x 40mm. Paperback. The Quarry Wood, although published well before Sunset Song, inhabits a similar world; the progress of its heroine could almost be the alternative story of a Chris Guthrie who did go to un.Shipping may be from multiple locations in the US or from the UK, depending on stock availability. 672 pages. 0.426. Codice libro della libreria 9780862415891

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Descrizione libro Canongate Books Ltd. Paperback. Condizione libro: new. BRAND NEW, Grampian Quartet: The Quarry Wood: The Weatherhouse: A Pass in the Grampians: The Living Mountain (Main), Nan Shepherd, Roderick Watson, Roderick Watson, "The Quarry Wood", although published well before "Sunset Song", inhabits a similar world; the progress of its heroine could almost be the alternative story of a Chris Guthrie who did go to university. Compassionate and humorous, the grace and style of Shepherd's prose is heightened by a superb ear for the vigorous language of the north-east. "The Weatherhouse", Shepherd's masterpiece, is an even more substantial achievement which belongs to the great line of Scottish fiction dealing with the complex interactions of small communities, and especially the community of women - a touching and hilarious network of mothers, daughters, spinsters and widows. It is also a striking meditation on the nature of truth, the power of human longing and the mystery of being. The third and final novel, "A Pass in the Grampians", describes Jenny Kilgour's coming of age as she has to choose between the kindly harshness of her grandfather's life on a remote hill farm, and the vulgar and glorious energy of Bella Cassie, a local girl who left the community to pursue success as a singer, and has now returned to scandalise them all. "The Living Mountain" is a lyrical testament in praise of the Cairngorms. It is a work deeply rooted in Shepherd's knowledge of the natural world, and a poetic and philosophical meditation on our longing for high and holy places. This is the first omnibus edition of Shepherd's prose works - her sensitivity and powers of observation raise her work far above the status of regional literature and into the front rank of Scottish writing. Codice libro della libreria B9780862415891

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Descrizione libro Canongate UK, 2001. Condizione libro: New. Describes Jenny Kilgour's coming of age as she has to choose between the kindly harshness of her grandfather's life on a remote hill farm, and the vulgar and glorious energy of Bella Cassie, a local girl who left the community to pursue success as a singer, and has now returned to scandalise them all. Editor(s): Watson, Roderick. Series: Canongate Classics. Num Pages: 672 pages, 1 map. BIC Classification: DQ; FA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 200 x 130 x 43. Weight in Grams: 446. "The Quarrywood", "Weatherhouse", "A Pass in the Grampian", "The Living Mountain". 672 pages, 1 map. Describes Jenny Kilgour's coming of age as she has to choose between the kindly harshness of her grandfather's life on a remote hill farm, and the vulgar and glorious energy of Bella Cassie, a local girl who left the community to pursue success as a singer, and has now returned to scandalise them all. Cateogry: (G) General (US: Trade). BIC Classification: DQ; FA. Dimension: 200 x 130 x 43. Weight: 532. . 2001. Main. Paperback. . . . . Codice libro della libreria V9780862415891

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Descrizione libro Canongate UK. Condizione libro: New. Describes Jenny Kilgour's coming of age as she has to choose between the kindly harshness of her grandfather's life on a remote hill farm, and the vulgar and glorious energy of Bella Cassie, a local girl who left the community to pursue success as a singer, and has now returned to scandalise them all. Editor(s): Watson, Roderick. Series: Canongate Classics. Num Pages: 672 pages, 1 map. BIC Classification: DQ; FA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 200 x 130 x 43. Weight in Grams: 446. "The Quarrywood", "Weatherhouse", "A Pass in the Grampian", "The Living Mountain". 672 pages, 1 map. Describes Jenny Kilgour's coming of age as she has to choose between the kindly harshness of her grandfather's life on a remote hill farm, and the vulgar and glorious energy of Bella Cassie, a local girl who left the community to pursue success as a singer, and has now returned to scandalise them all. Cateogry: (G) General (US: Trade). BIC Classification: DQ; FA. Dimension: 200 x 130 x 43. Weight: 532. . 2001. Main. Paperback. . . . . Codice libro della libreria V9780862415891

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Descrizione libro Condizione libro: New. Depending on your location, this item may ship from the US or UK. Codice libro della libreria 97808624158910000000

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Descrizione libro Paperback. Condizione libro: New. Not Signed; The Quarry Wood, although published well before Sunset Song, inhabits a similar world; the progress of its heroine could almost be the alternative story of a Chris Guthrie who did go to university. Compassionate and humorous, the grace and style of Shepherd's prose is heightened by a superb ear for. book. Codice libro della libreria ria9780862415891_rkm

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