When They Lay Bare

Andrew Greig
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A young woman arrives on an estate in the Borders bearing a set of antique plates which tell the story of one of the Border Ballads, a story from which she hopes to discover the secret behind events from her own past. Old voices and feuds haunt the telling, as the lives of those on the estate are stirred up by her arrival.

Author bio:

Andrew Greig was born in Bannockburn near Stirling in 1951. He completed an MA in Philosophy at Edinburgh University and then worked in a variety of jobs, including salmon netting, hop picking and farm work. He 'survived' as a poet for nearly 20 years thanks to the Scottish Arts Council and various bursaries, as well as teaching creative writing in schools and giving readings. He was Writer-in-Residence at Glasgow University from 1979-1981, and at Edinburgh University from 1992-1994.Electric Brae, was shortlisted for the McVitie's Prize and the Boardman-Tasker Award, and his second, The Return of John MacNab, was shortlisted for the Romantic Novelist's Award and topped the Scottish bestseller lists in 1996. He is also the author of the acclaimed When They Lay Bare (1999) and That Summer (2000).He is recognized as one of the leading Scottish poets of his generation

Category: Fiction
ISBN: 9780571201211
Edition No: 1
Publisher: Faber
Imprint: Faber Paperback
Pub Date: July 2005
Page Extent: 336
Format: Paperback - B format
Age: 0 - 0
Subject: Fiction & related items

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