Sunset Song

Sunset Song

Author : Lewis Grassic GibbonPublish Date : April 01, 2006

Publisher: Birlinn Ltd

Pages: 263

Genre: Cultural Heritage,Military,War


based on 0 reviews

Buy Links

Author:

Lewis Grassic Gibbon (13 February 1901, Auchterless, United Kingdom-7 February 1935, Welwyn Garden City, United Kingdom)was the pseudonym of James Leslie Mitchell, a Scottish writer. 

Book:
Faced with a choice between her harsh farming life and the seductive but distant world of books and learning, Chris Guthrie eventually decides to remain in her rural community, bound by her intense love of the land. However, the intervention of the First World War leaves her choice in tatters. Chris is now a widowed single mother: her farm, and the land it occupies, is altered beyond recognition—trees torn down, people displaced. But although the novel describes a way of life which is in decline, it also presents a strong image of hope. Chris adapts to her new world, displaying an intuitive strength which, like the land which she loves, endures despite everything. Sunset Song is a testament to Scotland's agricultural past, to the world of crofters and tradition which was destroyed in the First World War. It is a powerful description of life in the first few decades of the century through the evocation of change and the lyrical intensity of its prose.
 

Star Rating

Nerds Review and Rating

Review Date : March 24, 2019

Review

0 review by users

Write your Comment

Watch Like Subscribe

Youtube Channel

Google Hangout with Author Adite Banerjie

Google Hangout with Author Adite Banerjie

Google Hangout with Sachin Garg

Google Hangout with Sachin Garg

The Booknerds Show featuring Dev Lahiri

The Booknerds Show featuring Dev Lahiri

The Booknerds Show featuring Chetan D Narain

The Booknerds Show featuring Chetan D Narain

The Booknerds Show featuring Mona Verma

The Booknerds Show featuring Mona Verma

The Booknerds Show featuring Swapna Liddle

The Booknerds Show featuring Swapna Liddle

The Booknerds Show featuring Sanil Sachar

The Booknerds Show featuring Sanil Sachar

The Booknerds Show Episode 1.0

The Booknerds Show Episode 1.0

What people say about us

Testimonial

Booknerds is a fun group of book lovers and they go out of their way to spread the word about books. Just what an author wants!

- Adite Banerjie

Author of "No Safe Zone"

Had a great time with Book nerds. Their love and passion for books is heartening.

- Sachin Garg

(Founder,Grapevine Publishing) Author(We Need a Revolution)

The Booknerds are inspiring writers and readers,filling their hearts well with an eternal love for the written word.

- Jaskiran Chopra

(Author,Memories of Another Day)

I was thoroughly impressed by Booknerds' innovative approach towards bringing an author closer to readers in real time!

- Sourabh Mukherjee

Author(In the Shadows of Death,Srishti Publishers)

Booknerds is doing a commendable job in connecting authors with readers and facilitating a very healthy interaction. Gained innumerable valuable insights into readers and their choices through Booknerds

- Ilika Ranjan

Author(Secrets of Zynpagua,Partridge Publishing)

Subscribe Newsletter

Dont miss the latest announcment. Just subscribe our newsletter to get up to date.