‘Ultimately, what this book does is pose the key question faced by independence fighters for the past 150 years, from Ghandi to Mandela and many more: if you believe your country should be independent, what are you prepared to do to achieve that? What are you prepared to sacrifice?’

Sacrifice is eternally intertwined with independence. Tragic as it is, the struggle for independence can be, in R. M. Brown’s own words, hopeful and stirring at the same time.

Song of the Stag will be launched at The Tinsmith in Dundee on June 27th and is available for pre-order now on our website here.