Mercury Setting

Margot Livesey
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Edinburgh

Edinburgh is the city in Scotland where Donald spent the first ten years of his life.

Windy Hill

Windy Hill is the name of the riding and boarding stable that Viv helps to manage. After Hilary’s horse Mercury is boarded there Viv spends a good deal of her time there, away from her family. During a visit to Mercury at the stable, Viv accidentally shoots Jack believing that he is a burglar intending to hurt the horse.

Donald’s Office

It is in Donald’s optometry office that he first meets Hilary, Mercury’s owner and her daughter, Diane. Donald also meets Bonnie, the woman upon whom he nurses a crush, at the office.

Meanwhile, it is when Donald begins taking his late father’s parrot, Nabokov, to the office that the bird stops grieving his owner and pulling out his feathers.

Boston

Boston is the city...

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