Nay, Ivy, Nay / Wasps' Nest / Windfalls (Storycuts)

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Random House, Nov 17, 2011 - Fiction - 24 pages
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In 'Nay, Ivy, Nay', a mean old mycologist, who has fostered a beautiful white holly tree, denies his neighbour a sprig.

In 'Wasps' Nest', will the wasp nest survive the pest controller?

In 'Windfalls', picking up the windfall apples with his grandson and remembering his own son as a boy brings Martin true contentment.

Part of the Storycuts series, these three stories were previously published in the collection The Atmospheric Railway.

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About the author (2011)

Shena Mackay was born in Edinburgh. She is the author of four previous collections of stories - Babies in Rhinestones, Dreams of Dead Women's Handbags, The Laughing Academy and The World's Smallest Unicorn. Her novels include Dunedin, The Orchard on Fire (which was shortlisted for the 1996 Booker Prize), The Artist's Widow and Heligoland (which was shortlisted for the 2003 Orange Prize).

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