The Last Wolf of Scotland (Paperback)
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1864. In a Santa Fe gulley, scalped Scots thirteen-year-old Robert McGee lies bleeding to death. The Last Wolf of Scotland is his dream, etched onto the plate of pioneer America, his scalp lock speaking back to him, a hallucination projected in a near-death cinema.
This shocking real-life incident is our point of departure into the ritualistic imagination of MacGilivray. In this, her first collection, she dissects the Scottish imaginary and builds it up anew, creating a poetic panorama which stretches from the Highlands to the Wild West.