"When the giants fell, old bones revived" - there is the rubric for Eric Linklater's new story. There may be no historical foundation for his tale of a fantastic war, in the First century A.D., between the giant Furbister and the abominable Od McGammon, his neighbour in the south-west of Scotland; but their quarrel - which provides a background to the engaging love-story of the willful poet Albyn and the delightful Princess Liss - has a real enough interest and no small significance in our equally strange world of today. ...

A Spell for Old Bones 2016, Audible Studios on Brilliance

ISBN-13: 9781531819736

MP3 format

A Spell for Old Bones 1978, Arno Press

ISBN-13: 9780405109966

Unknown binding

Spell for Old Bones 1949, Jonathan Cape Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9780224604178