Colin MacIntyre - The Sheep, the Haggis, the Sister-in-Law and the Drunken Trip to Glasgow - Orion Publishing Group

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The Sheep, the Haggis, the Sister-in-Law and the Drunken Trip to Glasgow

By Colin MacIntyre

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A riotous ebook short to celebrate Burns Night from Colin MacIntyre, aka the Mull Historical Society. Colin is the author of THE LETTERS OF IVOR PUNCH, published to great critical acclaim in May and winner of the Edinburgh International Book Festival First Book Award.

Ewan should not have accepted a lift to Glasgow from The Professor. He had bought a train ticket, had brought a packed lunch - he had been all set. All he had needed to say was 'No'. Two letters.

Instead he nodded his head gratefully to The Professor's kind offer. Now he's driving down the ferry's ramp, ready for the 96 mile (96.2, actually) journey from Mull to Glasgow on Burns Night, sat next to a bagpipe-playing, kilt-wearing, adulterous, foul-mouthed Scot . . . in the snow. Buckle up!

Biographical Notes

Colin MacIntyre is an award-winning songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and producer who has released seven albums to date, most notably under the name Mull Historical Society, so far achieving two Top 20 albums and four Top 40 singles. He has been voted Scotland's Top Creative Talent and has toured worldwide, including with The Strokes, Elbow and REM, and has played all the major festivals. He has performed live on BBC Radio 1, Radio 2, 6 Music, Radio 4, Later with Jools Holland and The Jonathan Ross Show, among many others. He is the co-author of a Radio 4 Afternoon Play, and has collaborated with Tony Benn and Irvine Welsh. His other musical project is Field Stars, an electro art-pop collaboration. Born into a family of writers and storytellers, Colin grew up on the isle of Mull in the Hebrides but now lives in London.
His debut novel, The Letters of Ivor Punch, was awarded the Edinburgh International Book Festival's 2015 First Book Award.

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  • ISBN: 9781474603447
  • Publication date: 21 Jan 2016
  • Page count: 48
  • Imprint: W&N
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