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Lewis Grassic Gibbon (James Leslie Mitchell) was one of the finest writers of the twentieth century. Born in Aberdeenshire in 1901, he died at the age of thirty-four. He was a prolific writer of novels, short stories, essays and science fiction, and his writing reflected his wide interest in religion, archaeology, history, politics and science. The Mearns trilogy, A Scots Quair, is his most renowned work, and has become a landmark in Scottish literature. Ian Campbell is Professor of Victorian and Scottish Literature at Edinburgh University.

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A Scots Quair by Lewis Grassic Gibbon
A Scots Quair
Lewis Grassic Gibbon
July 2012 Guest Editor Barbara Erskine on A Scots Quair... A trilogy of stories set in Scotland in the first years of the 20th century this is wonderfully lyrical and atmospheric, conjuring the Scots countryside in the Mearns and...
Format: Paperback - Released: 02/10/2006

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