The Oxford Book of Scottish Short Stories, Paperback Book

The Oxford Book of Scottish Short Stories Paperback

Edited by Douglas (Professor of English and Scottish Literature, University of St Andrews) Dunn

Part of the Oxford Books of Prose & Verse series



From tales of the supernatural to pungent social realism, and from the humorous to the disturbing, whether rural or urban, this anthology shows the vitality of the Scottish short story.

Douglas Dunn's eclectic selection displays the marvellous range of Scottish story-telling, beginning with three early traditional tales, and including a wealth of writers from the last three centuries: amongst them Sir Walter Scott, Robert Louis Stevenson, J.

M. Barrie, Violet Jacob, Neil Gunn, Eric Linklater, Alasdair Gray, James Kelman, and younger talents such as Ronald Frame, Janice Galloway, and A.

L. Kennedy.




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