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Scottish short stories 1987

Scottish short stories 1987

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Published by Collins in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Short stories, English -- Scottish authors.,
  • English fiction -- 20th century.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementintroduction by Iain Crichton Smith.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR8675
    The Physical Object
    Pagination176 p.
    Number of Pages176
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20086090M
    ISBN 100002231964

      One of the short stories from Algernon Henry Blackwood, English novelist and one of the most prolific writers of ghost stories in the history of the genre. ⇢ Project Gutenberg. 4. Four Weird Tales. Algernon Blackwood. The collection contains four short stories: The Insanity of Jones, The Man Who Found Out, The Glamour of the Snow, and Sand. Short story writer and novelist A. L. Kennedy was, like Alan Warner, nominated in as one of Granta magazine’s Best of Young British Novelists. In she won the Costa Book of the Year award with Day, a novel that explores the effects of war on the life of a World War II bomber. Treating themes such as child abuse, alcoholism, and.

    Title: The Giant Book of Scottish Short Stories Author Name: Macdougall, Carl Categories: Fiction: Short Stories/ Anthologys, Publisher: Peter Bedrick Books: October ISBN Number: ISBN Number Binding: Hardcover Book Condition: Used - Good Seller ID:   The Oxford Book of Scottish Short Stories by Douglas Dunn, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.

      Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg. The Penguin book of modern British short stories by Malcolm Bradbury, , Viking edition, in English.


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Douglas Dunn is Professor of English and Director of St Andrew's Scottish Studies Institute at St Andrew's University. He became a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature in He lives in Scotland. He was awarded an OBE in Dunn's first collection of poetry, Terry Street, was published by inand was awarded both a Scottish Arts Council Book Award and a Somerset 5/5(3).

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