The Year of Ancient Ghosts single work   novella  
Issue Details: First known date: 2013 2013
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  • Epigraph:

    "Further than history / the legends thicken...

    Further than death / you feet will come"

    -George Mackey Brown, Further than Hoy

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    y The Year of Ancient Ghosts Kim Wilkins , Nedlands : Ticonderoga Publications , 2013 Z1932824 2013 selected work novella (taught in 1 units) The Year of Ancient Ghosts features five novellas of the fantastic, all centred around medieval myth and history. A mother and her daughter come to the remote Orkneys to grieve, and find themselves instead dealing with a ghostly Viking legend. A dark-ages king doesn't realise his wife carries another man's child and she is desperate for him not to find out. A young woman, who has spent her whole life hiding her supernatural strength, discovers on the eve of her wedding that she is Odin's daughter. Sir Percival's sister finds herself trapped in a castle of bloodletting sorcerers with only her sexuality as a weapon. In the wake of the Norman conquest, the daughter of an abusive man falls in love with a Norman priest whose abilities blur the line between religion and magic.' (Publisher's blurb)
    Nedlands : Ticonderoga Publications , 2013
    pg. 21-72
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  • Orkney Islands,
    United Kingdom (UK),
    Western Europe, Europe,
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