The Flax Flower

The Flax Flower

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In high summer, two lovers meet and plan a future together. But when the lovers’ secret meetings are eventually found out, the full weight of a religious, moralistic, patriarchal society bears down upon them – resulting in the ultimate punishment. The story unfolds against a rich backdrop of songs and singing, folk belief, the cruel power of the Kirk, and the turning of the agricultural year. A tragic true story passed down the centuries in song is retold in a clear and passionate new voice. Shortlisted for the Dundee International Book Prize.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 240 pages
  • 148.6 x 214.1 x 18.5mm | 385.55g
  • Createspace Independent Pub
  • English
  • 1508488436
  • 9781508488439