Most engaging and ingenious crime-cracker I've met in ages.. (Scotland on Sunday
Dandy is alikeable creation, and McPherson a winning writer. (The Herald
It is summer of 1923, and as the village of Queensferry prepares for the annual Ferry Fair and the walk of the Burry Man, feelings are running high. With his pagan greenery, his lucky pennies and the nips of whisky he is treated to wherever he goes, the Burry Man has much to offend stricter souls like the minister or temperance pamphleteer.