For the Islands i Sing: An Autobiography [Audiobook] download free by George Mackay Brown

For the Islands i Sing: An Autobiography Audiobook download free by George Mackay Brown
  • Listen audiobook: For the Islands i Sing: An Autobiography
  • Author: George Mackay Brown
  • Release date: 2017/6/19
  • Publisher: BIRLINN GENERAL
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Poetry and Drama
  • ISBN: 9781846970832
  • Rating: 9.18 of 10
  • Votes: 200
  • Review by: Michael Gaylord
  • Review rating: 7.92 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/10/20
  • Duration: 2H24M18S in 256 kbps (38.4 MB)
  • Date of creation of the audiobook: 2018-08-28
  • You can listen to this audiobook in formats: MPEG-4 SLS, WMA, MPEG4, WAV, AC3, FLAC, MP3, Vorbis (compression ZIP, CPIO, GZ, AZW3, XZ, RAR, RPM)
  • Total pages original book: 192
  • Includes a PDF summary of 15 pages
  • Duration of the summary (audio): 11M21S (3 MB)
  • Description or summary of the audiobook: George's memory is inseparable from Orkney, where he was born the youngest child of a poor family and which he rarely left. His mother was a beautiful woman who spoke only Gaelic and his father was a wit, mimic and singer, who also doubled as postman and tailor. Tuberculosis framed George's early life and kept him in a kind of limbo. He discovered alcohol which gave him insights into the workings of the mind. While attending the University of Edinburgh he came into contact with Goodsir Smith, MacDiarmid and Norman MacCaig - and Stella Cartwright with whom perhaps all of them were in love. By the time of his death in 1996 he was recognised as one of the great writers of his time and country.
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Autobiography: Literary, Literary Studies: Fiction, Novelists & Prose Writers, Literary Studies: General, Literary Studies: From C 1900 -, Memoirs
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 9.93 USD
  • Dimensions: 130x195x15mm
  • Weight: 184g
  • Printed by: Polygon An Imprint of Birlinn Limited
  • Published in: Edinburgh, United Kingdom

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