GMB — Wireless Set (Hairst, 1969)

GMB. “The Wireless Set.” New Shetlander, no. 90 (Hairst, 1969): 7–9, 16.

Editor’s note: “We are proud to be able to reprint, with the kind permission of the author and the publishers – The Hogarth Press – this story from George Mackay Brown’s latest collection, ‘A Time to Keep.'”

GMB — Beside the Ocean of Time (1994)

Beside the Ocean of Time.jpgGMB. Beside the Ocean of Time. London: John Murray, 1994.

6 + 218 pages. 13.5 × 21.5 cm. Dust-wrapper designed by Charles Shearer.

A novel shortlisted for the Booker Prize; judged the Scottish Book of the Year by the Saltire Society. Dedicated to Erlend and Phyllis [Brown].

Second impression, 1994.

Contents: The Road to Byzantium — Bannockburn — A Man’s Life — Broch — The Muse — The Press-Gang and the Seal Dance — Aerodrome — Fisherman and Croftwoman.

Reviews: Laura Cumming, “An Orkney Flooded by the Past,” Glasgow Herald, 26 March 1994, p. 17. — Douglas Gifford, “The Never-ending Story,” Weekend Scotsman, 26 March 1994, p. 13. — Philip Hobsbaum, “Dreams of Old Orkney,” The Times, 31 March 1994, p. 41. — Bernard O’Donoghue, “Orkney Idylls,” Times Literary Supplement, 1 April 1994, p. 20 [reprinted Times Literary Supplement, 7 October 2011, p. 18]. — Geraldine Brennan, Observer, 10 April 1994, p. 17. — David Robson, “An Orcadian Odyssey,” Sunday Telegraph, 17 April 1994, p. 10. — Maggie Parham, “The Human Dance,” Tablet 248 (18 June 1994): 777–78. — Christina Hardyment, Independent, 17 September 1994, p. 27 [Web]. — “Mythical Voyage Is Literary Triumph,” Scotsman, 1 December 1994, p. 3. — Lesley Duncan, Glasgow Herald, 8 December 1994, p. 4. — Richard Henry, World Literature Today 69 (Autumn, 1995): 790–91.

Copies: Library of Congress [PR6052.R59 B47 1994 OVERFLOWA5S] — National Library of Scotland — Orkney Library [Orkney Room FIC Y].

Poggi — Scozia controluce (1995)

Poggi, Valentina, ed. Scozia controluce: Racconti Fantastici del ‘900. Classici di Lingua e Cultura, 14. Rimini: FARA Editore, 1995.

See “L’interrogatore” (an Italian translation of GMB’s story “The Interrogator”), pp. 73–98.