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3 edition of Scottish short stories. found in the catalog.

Scottish short stories.

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Published by Collins in London .
Written in English

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

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR8675
    The Physical Object
    Pagination(192)p. ;
    Number of Pages192
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22327691M
    ISBN 100002230755, 0002230763

    Encompassing magical fairy tales and modern innovative works, The Oxford Book of Scottish Short Stories surveys the rich literary heritage of Scotland, in a collection of forty-four superb tales, the most extensive such anthology in print. Here readers will discover such wonderful tales as "The Wee Bannock," Sir Walter Scott's classic "The Two Drovers" (widely considered the first true short. A contemporary new look for a celebrated anthology of Scottish short stories Stories are chosen by prize-winning poet and writer of short stories Douglas Dunn - a 'reader with real taste', who has put together an intriguing collection with an informative and sensitive introduction to the genre Showcases Scotland's finest writers of short stories, with representations of their best work&#

    Sep 02,  · The shortlisted authors of this year’s Scottish children’s book award list their favourite books about Scotland, from Treasure Island and Peter Pan to Harry Potter Hedderwick’s stories Author: Guardian Staff. Ten of The Best Scottish Mysteries Scotland is a remarkable country in many ways, renowned not only for its sweeping glens and towering mountains, its historic cities and quaint villages, but also for the astonishing number of excellent mystery writers who set their novels here. From the very top of the country in the [ ].

    Jul 02,  · Buy The Oxford Book of Scottish Short Stories (Oxford Books of Prose & Verse) by Douglas Dunn (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.5/5(2). Feb 03,  · A roundup of some of the best short stories from female British writers you might not have heard about. Crafting a short story that really sings off the page — one that stays with the reader.


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The Thief's Angel: a bad-boy, enemies-to-lovers medieval romance (The Highland Angels Book 3). A contemporary new look for a celebrated anthology of Scottish short stories; Stories are chosen by prize-winning poet and writer of short stories Douglas Dunn - a 'reader with real taste', who has put together an intriguing collection with an informative and sensitive introduction to the genre.

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It is true they are sad, but you do not always want to be amused. And I have not told the stories for the sake of anything they may teach, but because of their sheer beauty, and I expect you to enjoy them as hundreds and hundreds of Irish and Scottish children have already enjoyed them—without knowing or.

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And because they don't take long to read, they're a great opportunity to try something new. The Scottish Book Trust site uses cookies to. Kirsty Logan (born 13 March ) is a Scottish novelist, poet, performer, literary editor, writing mentor, book reviewer and writer of short fiction.

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She cites Emma Donoghue and Angela Carter as her main influences. Work. Her first collection of short stories, The Occupation: Writer. The Oxford book of Scottish short stories. [Douglas Dunn;] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help.

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