This selection of short stories was published to great demand, following on from Donald Alasdair MacDonald's acclaimed poetry collection, Bàrdachd Dhòmhnaill Alasdair. MacDonald, from Garrabost in Lewis, was a popular 'village' poet.
They are reminiscent of the short stories of Roald Dahl, where the scene is set but the story has an unexpected ending.
"Dòmhnall Alasdair's stories are driven by plot, humour or other entertaining devices. They are very well written and satisfying."
Moray Watson, An Introduction to Gaelic Fiction p120.