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Dust Blowing and Other Stories by [Skea, Margaret]

Dust Blowing and Other Stories Kindle Edition

4.4 out of 5 stars 7 customer reviews

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Dust Blowing :"This is an atmospheric and highly evocative depiction of war-torn Afghanistan. While a host of personalities flit in and out of the story, the enduring character is Afghanistan itself... as if the land is a slumbering giant that the protagonists are afraid to awake." - Jake Wallis Simons - Adjudication - Winchester Short Story Competition. Working Away: "We were all struck by the combination of grace, technique, empathy, feeling and control that made this intensely moving story work... I can feel it still." - Andrew Grieg - Lead judge - Neil Gunn International Competition. Sow the Wind: "A beautifully drawn moment in time of a couple in crisis - with real emotional heft." - Michael Malone - Adjudication - Booktown Writers Short Story Competition

About the Author

Margaret Skea grew up in Ulster at the height of the 'Troubles', but now lives with her husband in the Scottish Borders. An Hawthornden Fellow Margaret is a multi-award-winning short story writer - recent credits include Winner Neil Gunn, Chrysalis Prize, and Winchester Short Story Prize. Third in the Rubery Short Story Competition 2013, a finalist in the Historical Novel Society Short Story Competition 2012, shortlisted for the Mslexia Short Story, the Fish Short Story and One Page Competition and the Matthew Pritchard Award, she has been published in a range of magazines and anthologies in Britain and the USA. Award-winning novels include a series set in 16th century Scotland - following the fortunes of a fictional family trapped in an historic clan feud. Turn of the Tide (Beryl Bainbridge Best First Time Novelist 2014) and A House Divided (Long list Historical Novel Society New Novel Award 2016). Katharina: Deliverance and Katharina: Fortitude - two books based on the life of Katharina von Bora (Martin Luther's wife) will be published Autumn 2017 and Autumn 2018 respectively.

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  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 3741 KB
  • Print Length: 157 pages
  • Simultaneous Device Usage: Unlimited
  • Publisher: Sanderling Books; 1 edition (15 Oct. 2016)
  • Sold by: Amazon Media EU S.à r.l.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B01LWMVZ39
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Word Wise: Enabled
  • Screen Reader: Supported
  • Enhanced Typesetting: Enabled
  • Average Customer Review: 4.4 out of 5 stars 7 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #670,508 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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