HIGHLAND NIGHT by Neil Gunn

HIGHLAND NIGHT

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KIRKUS REVIEW

Lewis Grossie Gibbon wrote two stories of Scotland, Sunset Song and Cloud Howe, both of which won an enthusiastic but small audience, limited sharply by the burden of dialect. This book will appeal to the same market, and a wider one, for the dialect, what little there is, is incidental. Detailed, long, slow-moving, but with a certain charm, a depicting of the mystic and softer side of the Highlander. The story of a small community living in peace and happiness, and of what happens when the people are driven from their homes to make way for ""progress"" in the shape of commercializing the land for sheep grazing. There is many a modern parallel, closer home, which will interest the thoughtful reader.

Publisher: Harcourt, Brace