A Scots Quair Sunset Song / Cloud Howe / Grey Granite by Lewis Grassic Gibbon

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ContributionsIan Campbell (Editor)
The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages696
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8772487M
ISBN 10190459882X
ISBN 109781904598824

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Central to the trilogy is Chris Guthrie, one of the most remarkable female characters in modern literature. In Sunset song, Gibbon's finest achievement, the reader follows Chris through her girlhood in a tight-knit. A Scots Quair represents Lewis Grassic Gibbon's classic trilogy of novels.

Each novel relates a chapter in the life of Chris Guthrie, torn between her love of the land and her desire to escape the narrow confines of a peasant culture. A Scots Quair is a landmark work; it permeates the Scottish literary consciousness and colours all subsequent writing of its kind.

David Kerr Cameron Chris Guthrie, torn between her love of the land and her desire to escape the narrow horizons of a peasant culture, is the thread that links these three works.

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Condition: Very Good Plus. Offprint. Offprint of pages and of Volume V, Number 1, July of "Studies in Scottish Literature" in which Macaree reviews the sixth reprinting of "A Scots Quair" published by Hutchinson, London in Genre/Form: Fiction: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Mitchell, James Leslie, Scots quair.

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QUAIR, n. Also quar(e), quer. forms of Eng. quire. [kwe:r] 1. As in Eng., a set of twenty-four sheets of writing paper (Sc. Sawers). Comb. quair-book, a book consisting of a single quire of paper so folded as to make 16 pages, a kind of exercise book. Domestic Details Sir D. Hume () A book of 3 or 4 quares of paper.

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'Spartacus' is a fine historical novel, and the books also include fascinating science fiction novels, semi-autobiographical works and books inspired by his travels.

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