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Magna, 1947 - Hebrides (Scotland) - 411 pages
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User Review  - Eyejaybee - LibraryThing

I see from the inscription on the flyleaf of my copy of this book that I bought it in August 1981. I have a recollection of having read it, and the story is familiar from having seen the film version ... Read full review

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Set on two islands off the coast of Scotland during WW II, this is a humourous look at the eccentric people who live there. The story focuses on the marriage plans of Sergeant-Major Odd to Peggy ... Read full review

Contents

The Sergeantmajors Return
11
The Wake
23
A Question of Marriage
42
Copyright

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Author Compton Mackenzie was born in West Hartlepool, England on January 17, 1883. He studied law at Magdalen College in Oxford, but stopped in 1907 to focus on his writing career. He served with British Intelligence during World War I and later published four books about his experiences during this time. He published ninety books including The Passionate Elopement, Carnival, and Sinister Street. He was also a broadcaster and founded and edited the magazine Gramophone. He was knighted in 1952 and died in Edinburgh, Scotland on November 30, 1972.

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