Tales of My Own Country

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The stories in this collection lovingly trace the lives of men and women in north-east Scotland that are thrown into relief by moments of change or crisis. Violet Jacob's characters struggle with the burden of secret knowledge or forbidden desire against a landscape that is both recognizably Scottish and yet also touched by the presence of something "beyond the bounds of this present world," as she describes it in one story. Jacob writes in clear, carefully observed language that captures both the linguistic variety of her ...

Tales of My Own Country 2016, Wentworth Press

ISBN-13: 9781371642280

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Tales of My Own Country 2016, Wentworth Press

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Tales of My Own Country 2016, Wentworth Press

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Tales of My Own Country 2016, Wentworth Press

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Tales of My Own Country 2015, Palala Press

ISBN-13: 9781346670607

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Tales of My Own Country 2015, Palala Press

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Tales of My Own Country 2010, Nabu Press, Charleston SC

ISBN-13: 9781177868433

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Tales of My Own Country 2008, Kennedy & Boyd, Glasgow

ISBN-13: 9781904999676

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