Publish date: July 31st 2011
Publisher: Vintage Digital
Pages no: 448
Edition language: English
While I appreciate MacLeod's often beautiful writing, I can't say I enjoy reading his bleak, depressing stories. It's a good winter book though, when you're in the mood for something downbeat.
Beautifully written short stories set in Nova Scotia.
YOWZA, this guy can write! Holy prose, Batman! 4.5 stars for this beauty of a book.This is a collection of sixteen stories, published between 1968 and 1999. All of the stories take place on or near the author's native Cape Breton, Nova Scotia. He writes with such a quiet beauty about the local pe...