The Collected Orkney Dialect Tales of C.M. Costie

By C.M. Costie


Twenty-three dialect stories covering subjects ranging from children's "entertainments" to imaginative reconstructions of Orkney's past.

C. M. Costie brought to her task of preserving Orkney's heritage of speech and story, a clear-sighted understanding of her fellow Orcadians and a unique knowledge of Orcadian dialect.

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