Island of Wings

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House of Anansi, Sep 19, 2011 - Saint Kilda (Scotland) - 304 pages
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Exquisitely written and profoundly moving, 'Island of Wings' is more than just an account of a marriage in peril - it is also a richly imagined novel about two people struggling to keep their love, and their family, alive in a place of terrible hardship and tumultuous beauty.
 

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User Review  - gayla.bassham - LibraryThing

The Orange Prize longlist always seems to have a few of these real-life-translated-to-novel books on it. The problem with them, I think, is that when one tries to directly translate real life to a ... Read full review

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"At last the firm ground of Hirta, our lost Eden!", 21 January 2016 This review is from: Island of Wings (Kindle Edition) Based on a real-life Scottish minister and his wife who came to serve in the ... Read full review

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Contents

Section 1
1
Section 2
5
Section 3
43
Section 4
113
Section 5
197
Section 6
211
Section 7
223
Section 8
241
Section 9
279
Section 10
301
Section 11
310
Section 12
314
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