The Girl from the Sea

by George Mackay Brown images by Michael Onken A Play for voices by George Mackay Brown Eighteen years ago we celebrated the seventieth birthday of George Mackay Brown by publishing In the Margins of a Shakespeare. It has long been out of print – but we are now able,...

The Choirmaster’s Burial

by Thomas Hardy images by Michael Onken     Ideas and inspiration for books can come from many sources: music can inspire words can inspire images or any combination of creative expression. Hence, for us, Benjamin Britten’s songs frequently offer words which...