A shadow of gulls

by Patricia Finney

Publisher: Fontana in (London)

Written in English
Published: Pages: 318 Downloads: 387
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Edition Notes

Originally published, London , Collins, 1977.

StatementPatricia Finney.
The Physical Object
Pagination318p. :
Number of Pages318
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14876168M
ISBN 100006152945
OCLC/WorldCa16437995

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A Shadow of Gulls and it's companion piece, The Crow Goddess, follow a bard/scop of Ireland during the first century Anno Domini. Lugh MacRomain, Lugh, son of the Roman, is pursued by his Aunt, escaping several difficult choices without knowing it, and fleeing to another settlement/5(15).

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: Patricia Finney. A SHADOW OF GULLS. New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, []. Octavo, cloth. First U.S. edition. Historical adventure novel with some fantasy elements set in second-century Ireland. The author's first novel. A fine copy in fine dust jacket with a touch of rubbing at edges.

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A Shadow of Gulls (Ireland) December 2, December 1, The book sticks closely to the hoary old legends of the Irish, as misogynistic and depressing as they are.

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Gulls of the World: A Photographic Guide is a companion and successor to that seminal work. This book. Bringing out her first novel, ‘A Shadow of Gulls’, in when she was just eighteen, Patricia Finney was already well on her way to becoming a fully fledged author.

This was also to be the year that the BBC presented her play ‘The Flood’ on Radio Three, giving her a strong head-start to both her and her writing career. used books, rare books and new books More editions of Shadow of Gulls: Shadow of Gulls: ISBN () Softcover, Pocket, ; Find and compare hundreds of millions of new books, used books, rare books and out of print books from overbooksellers and 60+ websites worldwide.

Patricia Finney's first novel "A Shadow of Gulls" had already been published when she went up to Oxford aged 18 to study History.

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Her first novel A Shadow of Gulls, published when she won the David Higham Award for Best First Novel of the year. In the same year BBC Radio 3 presented her play, The Flood. As well as writing radio plays, such as A Room Full of Mirrors, Finney has published twenty-one novels, many of which are set in Elizabethan times.

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The connection between these creatures that are still so "mysterious" to man--as opposed to your more "typical" dogs or cats--work so suitably when dealing with /5.

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I also thought that with the title being a play on "Where Eagles Dare", it would be a lot funnier, more of a spoof comedy read, which it wasn't/5. Our Door County rental cabin (or rental cottage) "Shadows of Seagulls" is perfect Door County lodging for a Lake Michigan vacation you'll always remember.

Your own private Lake Michigan beach, spectacular lake views, privacy, and the freedom to. To Patricia Finney, for friendship and her own wonderful books, starting with A Shadow of Gulls and going on from there.

To Roland and Sheila Richter at Joe’s Diner of Santa Fe—for putting up with me using their place as an unofficial office, not charging me rent, and for Roland helping me with some German subtleties. To Patricia Finney (aka P.F. Chisholm), for friendship and her own wonderful books, starting with A Shadow of Gulls (which she wrote when she was in her teens, at which point I was still doing Edgar Rice Burroughs pastiche fanfic) and going on from there.

One of the best historical novelists of our generation!. The David Higham Prize for Fiction was inaugurated in to mark the 80th birthday of David Higham, literary agent, and was awarded annually to a citizen of the Commonwealth, Republic of Ireland, Pakistan, or South Africa for a first novel or book of short stories.

It was cancelled in due to "the lack of publicity its winners received." Past winners.P.F. Chisholm is an author and journalist. She is a graduate of Oxford University with a degree in History. Her first novel, A Shadow of Gulls, published when she was eighteen, won view more P.F.

Chisholm is an author and journalist. She is a graduate of Oxford University with a. A flock of seagulls in a cricket infested area outside of Grantville, Utah May 6, (Tom Smart/Deseret News) "There must have been thousands of them. Their coming was like a great cloud," Smith wrote. "When they passed between us and the sun, a shadow covered the field.

I could see gulls settling for more than a mile around us.".