Polygon publishes literary fiction and poetry, both classic and modern, by writers as highly acclaimed as Liz Lochhead, Agnes Owens, Norman MacCaig, Robin Jenkins, George Mackay Brown, Denzil Meyrick and the author of the No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency series, Alexander McCall Smith. High profile music journalists Stuart Cosgrove, Tom Doyle, Vic Galloway and Zoë Howe all publish non-fiction with Polygon.
Robin Jenkin's novel, 'A Very Scotch Affair', is set in Glasgow and tells the tale of Mungo Niven, a man who possesses a fiercely Scotch conscience and who feels trapped in a drab and unfulfilling existence.
The follow-up to the international best-selling novel The Art of Hearing Heartbeats. This spirited novel explores the most inspiring and passionate terrain: the human heart following the interwoven stories of two women living thousands of miles apart and separate lives yet sharing a similar existence.
All the poetry of Sorley Maclean, the most significant 20th century Gaelic poet, is gathered together in one volume for the first time. Over 150 poems, some never published before, are given in Gaelic alongside their English translation. Introduced by a biographical essay on his life, influences and impact.
Based around the battle of Flodden, this racy adventure follows the life of several characters who either had a hand in bringing the country to war, or were deeply affected by the outcome, combining political intrigue and romance.
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