The Literary Traveller in Scotland: A Book Lover's Guide

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The Literary Traveller in Scotland opens up Scotland's literary landscape for the first time in one concise volume. All prominent Scottish writers from the 14th to the 21st century are included and discussed in their literary, historical, and cultural contexts, set in the landscapes where they were born and which inspired them. It details the birthplaces, childhoods, former homes, and burial places of famous Scottish authors; uncovers sites, restaurants, and pubs with a literary connection; and lists notable bookshops, literary museums, and other places of relevance in the world of Scottish writing.

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Allan Foster is a former film historian, film festival juror and events organiser. He is also the author of The Literary Traveller in Edinburgh, The Movie Traveller and The Movie Quiz Companion. He is a native of Edinburgh but now lives in the Scottish Borders.

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Book Description Transworld Publishers Ltd, United Kingdom, 2008. Hardback. Condition: New. Language: English . Brand New Book. The Literary Traveller in Scotland opens up Scotland s literary landscape for the first time in one concise volume. All prominent Scottish writers from the fourteenth to the twenty-first century are included and discussed in their literary, historical and cultural contexts, set in the landscapes where they were born and which inspired them. It details the birthplaces, childhoods, former homes and burial places of famous Scottish authors, uncovers sites, restaurants and pubs with a literary connection, and lists notable bookshops, literary museums and other places of relevance in the world of Scottish writing. This attractive tome will be lavishly illustrated with photographs, while maps will enhance many of the entries, including the Kidnapped trail, Boswell and Johnson s Highland journey, Burns country, Richard Hannay s 39 Steps trail, the Pentland walks of Robert Louis Stevenson, a plan of Rosslyn Chapel, Gavin Maxwell s Sandaig, Compton Mackenzie s Barra, the Ettrick Valley of James Hogg, the Mearns of Lewis Grassic Gibbon, J.M. Barrie s Thrums and the ports and pubs of Para Handy, to name a few. There has never been a national literary guide for Scotland until now, and The Literary Traveller in Scotland will be a welcome first for book lovers all over the country and beyond. Seller Inventory # BKS9781845961893

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