Magnus

Magnus

by George Mackay Brown

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Magnus by George Mackay Brown

This profound and poetic novel has been described as George Mackay Brown's most innovative work. He recounts the tale of the murder of the Earl of Orkney in the 12th century and links it to the story of Dietrich Bonhoeffer, a German theologian imprisoned and executed by the Nazis during World War Two. A fascinating meditation on the eternal questions of guilt, goodness and sacrifice from one of Scotland's greatest writers.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781848549494
Publisher: Murray, John Publishers, Limited
Publication date: 03/13/2014
Sold by: Hachette Digital, Inc.
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 974 KB

About the Author

George Mackay Brown was one of the greatest Scottish writers of the twentieth century. A prolific poet, admired by such fellow poets as Ted Hughes and Seamus Heaney, he was also an accomplished novelist and a master of the short story. He died at the age of 74 on 13 April 1996.

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