Collected Poems

    By Sydney Goodsir Smith

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    The premature death of Sydney Goodsir Smith at the age of fifty-nine, while this volume of his ‘Collected Poems’ was in production, deprived the world of one of the major personalities in twentieth-century British literature. The poems included in this volume, mostly written in Scots dialect – from…

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    Scottish Short Stories 1800–1900

    By Various Authors

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    This collection of Scottish short stories has been chosen to give as wide as possible a picture of Scottish fiction of the nineteenth century. Authors such as Walter Scott, James Hogg, John Galt, Margaret Oliphant and Robert Louis Stevenson are widely known as major figures outside Scotland, and thi…

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    The Supernatural Short Stories of Sir Walter Scott

    By Sir Walter Scott

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    One of the main forces in early nineteenth-century literature, Sir Walter Scott was not only among the greatest novelists of his time, but influenced generations of writers, including literary giants such as Stendhal and Tolstoy. Though chiefly remembered for his historical epics Ivanhoe, Rob Roy an…

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    Scottish Prose 1550–1700

    By Various authors

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    This anthology, which contains writings from well-known figures such as John Knox and James VI through to the many lesser-known authors who flourished towards the end of the seventeenth century, offers a remarkable cross-section of Scottish thought during the crucial years of the Reformation. Provid…

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    A.J. Cronin

    By Alan Davies

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    A.J. Cronin, author of some of the best-loved novels of the mid-twentieth century and the creator of Dr Finlay, has been unjustly overlooked by literary biographers. In this, the first fulllength life of this eminent and unjustly neglected writer, Alan Davies recounts the story of Cronin’s Scottish…

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    The Wallace

    By Sydney Goodsir Smith

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    The Wallace is a historical play dramatizing the life of one of Scotland’s greatest heroes, William Wallace, whose revolt against England in the early fourteenth century led to his capture and execution, but, also through the continuing and successful rebellion of his successor, Robert the Bruce, to…

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    Man at Leisure

    By Alexander Trocchi

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    Published for the first time in 1972, this verse collection reveals lesser-known facets of the novelist Alexander Trocchi’s writing. The poems included span a long period of time, and range from the lyricism of his early love poetry and reflections on his involvement in drug culture to the penetrati…

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    New Arabian Nights

    By Robert Louis Stevenson

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    Stevenson published this collection of his early fiction in 1882, after the pieces had appeared in various magazines. The first half features two popular detective-story cycles, The Suicide Club and The Rajah’s Diamonds, which deal with a macabre secret society and the intrigues and escapades involv…

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