Kirsty Gunn Reading
Kirsty Gunn reading from her Faber and Faber novel, The Big Music, at the University of Dundee on 24th May 2012.
Kirsty says: "I wanted to write a book that gave the reader an experience of entering a world: a story about family and family life, about mothers and daughters and fathers and sons. I wanted to structure that story using the piobaireachd, a beautiful musical form that should play a larger part in our cultural life in Scotland but is, on the whole, is ignored. More than anything, I wanted to create a place where the reader can live. Come into these pages, I want this book to say. Meet the people who live here. Come and stay with them, understand their lives and their loves and their secrets. "To view other videos about The Big Music, please see our news announcement.