Books: Brotherly Hate

Brotherly Hate

BROTHERS—L. A. G. Strong—Knobi ($2.50). , Along the rocky shores of the Western Highlands live hardy fishermen who catch lobsters in their naked hands, make Scotch moonshine in the veiling mists. With barnacle-like fervor they cling to the briny customs of their fathers. Silent (when sober) almost as clams, they are also prone to stew in their own juice. Peter Macrae is clever, his younger brother Fergus is strong. In all useful pursuits, fishing, seal-hunting, Fergus outstrips his brother. Peter hates him for his open disposition, his drunken glees with...

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