silver darlings

by Neil Miller Gunn

Publisher: Faber in London

Written in English
Published: Pages: 584 Downloads: 593
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Edition Notes

Statementby Neil M. Gunn.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ3.G9528 Sl6, PR6013.U64 Sl6
The Physical Object
Pagination584 p.
Number of Pages584
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5381393M
ISBN 100571090400
LC Control Number72425140

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`The Silver Darlings' is Neil Gunn's best known novel. The title refers to herrings. His story is both personal and universal. The lives of the novel's main characters are inextricably caught up in the fishing of herring.

Their aspirations, loves and fates transcend the 18th century Caithness setting and powerfully illuminate the human condition/5(50). Alastair McDonald singing Silver Darlings by Jim McLean, Andy Hulskramer and Bob Halfin from the album Scotland in Song.

SILVER DARLINGS O herrings are harvests that fishermen glean Where flashes. Neil Miller Gunn (8 November – 15 January ) was a prolific novelist, critic, and dramatist who emerged as one of the leading lights of the Scottish Renaissance of the s and s.

With over twenty novels to his credit, Gunn was arguably the most influential Scottish fiction writer of the first half of the 20th century (with the possible exception of Lewis Grassic Gibbon, the pen Nationality: Scottish.

The Silver Darlings makes irrational beliefs as tangible as waves, as biting as storm spray in your face. A beautiful book.” A beautiful book.” – Nick Abadzis, Eisner-winning author of Laika and Hugo Tate. O n the surface, Neil M Gunn's novel, The Silver Darlings, is a humane family saga.

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The Silver Darlings () Plot. Showing all 2 items Jump to: Summaries (1) Synopsis (1) Summaries. Set on the rugged north-east coast of Scotland in the s, Catrine is the wife of a dispossessed farmer who hates his new life as a herring fisherman.

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