Sunset Song Setting

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Kinraddie

The fictional Kinraddie Estate is the heart and soul of the novel where virtually all of the action in the narrative takes place. As described in the Prelude, vast and complex changes occurred in Kinraddie over the course of its history, but the land itself (symbolized by the standing stones, erected by the Druids) always endures despite the upheaval that occurs for the various residents and communities that spring up there over the centuries. During Chris’s lifetime Kinraddie goes from a close-knit community that is prone to gossip, to a dysfunctional and combative place where differing opinions about WW1 cause residents to mistreat each other.

Blawearie

Blawearie is the farm John Guthrie takes over the lease for which first brings Chris and the rest of the Guthrie family to Kinraddie. It is described in the Prelude as the bleakest and hardest to farm piece of land in...

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