Of Stone and Sky


by Glover, Merryn | Fiction & related items
Published 03/03/2022 by Birlinn General (Birlinn Ltd) in the United Kingdom
Paperback | 336 pages

ISBN: 9781846976087 Category:


‘An enthralling mystery, family saga and Sunset Song-esque ode to the land’ – The Herald, 25 Summer ReadsLonglisted for the Highland Book Prize 2021Winner of the Bookmark Book Festival Book of the Year 2021After Highland shepherd Colvin Munro disappears, a mysterious trail of his possessions is found in the Cairngorm mountains. Writing the eulogy for his memorial years later, his foundling-sister Mo seeks to discover why he vanished. Younger brother Sorley is also haunted by his absence and driven to reveal the forces that led to Colvin’s disappearance. Is their brother alive or dead?Set on a farming estate in the upper reaches of the River Spey, Of Stone and Sky follows several generations of a shepherding family in a paean to the bonds between people, their land and way of life. It is a profound mystery, a passionate poem, a political manifesto, shot through with wisdom and humour.

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Weight 0.294 kg