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Last Breath In Sutherland

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These short stories powerfully evoke Scottish landscape, history and architecture. With a keen sense of the past impacting on the present, they are gripping and often moving. The author was a winner of the WH Smith Young Writers’ competition in 1991, judged by then Poet Laureate Ted Hughes, and has wanted to publish a book of his own short stories ever since. Some of these stories have been previously published on ‘The News From Moidart’ was previously published in issue 6 of the magazine Random Acts of Writing in 2007, ‘We Are For The Dark’ won third prize in a writing competition run by the Isle of Mull-based newspaper Am Muileach in 2007, and ‘Ask For Me Tomorrow’ was highly commended in the Highlands and Islands’ Short Story Association (HISSAC) competition in 2008.

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