One of the most affecting works of fiction, it will stay with you for a long time after you have finished it. It offers a view on rural life in Aberdeenshire that is both beautiful and brutal in equal measures. A must read and a personal favourite.
Faced with a choice between a harsh farming life and the world of books and learning, Chris Guthrie chooses to remain in her rural community, bound by her intense love of the land. But then the arrival of the First World War alters everything beyond recognition. In lyrical prose, Sunset Song evokes village life in the early twentieth century and offers a powerful portrait of a land and people in turmoil. Introduction by Nicola Sturgeon.
- Pages: 288
- Dimensions: 198x129mm