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Ullapool Book Festival 2019: Robert Alan Jamieson and Malachy Tallack

  • Ullapool Village Hall 11 Market Street Ullapool, Scotland, IV26 2XE United Kingdom (map)

Robert Alan Jamieson and Malachy Tallack speak with David Robinson at the Ullapool Book Festival about their fiction titles, macCloud Falls and The Valley at the Centre of the World respectively.

Robert Alan Jamieson was born and grew up in Shetland. He wrote two novels and a collection of poetry, before returning to university as a mature student in Edinburgh. His novel Da Happie Laand was shortlisted for the Saltire Prize in 2010. His latest book macCloud Falls (2017) is a novel, set in British Columbia and based in part on the life of the 19th century Shetland emigrant, James Alexander Teit.

Malachy Tallack is an author and singer-songwriter. His most recent book, The Valley at the Centre of the World, is a novel set in Shetland. It was described by Scotland’s First Minister Nicola Sturgeon as ‘a triumph’, and has been long-listed for the Highland Book Prize. His previous books are Sixty Degrees North and The Un-Discovered Islands.

This event will be chaired by David Robinson and sponsored by The Ceilidh Place.

Tickets are £8 and are available from the Ullapool Book Festival booking page here.