The Literary Review The heart lifts at the prospect of a collection of stories by Shena Mackay You can be certain of various elements laughter, a touch of the blade, underlying shadows, wit, sharpness of perception. Read The Atmospheric Railway: New and Selected Stories Author Shena Mackay – heartforum.co.uk
Shena Mackay was born in Edinburgh in 1944 and currently lives in London She is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature and also Honorary Visiting Professor to the MA in Writing at Middlesex University.Her novels include the black comedy Redhill Rococo 1986 , winner of the Fawcett Society Book Prize Dunedin 1992 , which won a Scottish Arts Council Book Award and the acclaimed The Orchard on Fire 1995 which was shortlisted for the Booker Prize for Fiction Her novel Heligoland 2003 was shortlisted for both the Orange Prize for Fiction and the Whitbread Novel Award.
- 432 pages
- The Atmospheric Railway: New and Selected Stories
- Shena Mackay
- 26 August 2018 Shena Mackay