Sunset Song (Canons) (Paperback)

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By Lewis Grassic Gibbon, Nicola Sturgeon (Introduction by)
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Twice Voted Scotland's Favourite Book

Faced with a choice between a harsh farming life and the world of books and learning, Chris Guthrie chooses to remain in her rural community, bound by her intense love of the land. But everything changes with the arrival of the First World War and Chris finds her land altered beyond recognition.

In lyrical prose, Sunset Song evokes village life in the early twentieth century and offers a powerful portrait of a land and people in turmoil.

About the Author


Lewis Grassic Gibbon (1901-35) is the pen-name of James Leslie Mitchell. Born and brought up in the rich farming land of North East Scotland, he was a prolific writer of novels, short stories and essays and had seventeen full-length books published before his untimely death at the age of thirty-three. He is today recognised as one of the outstanding figures in Scottish literature, most famous for A Scots Quair, the trilogy of novels which begins with Sunset Song.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781838851972
ISBN-10: 1838851976
Publisher: Canongate Books
Publication Date: May 4th, 2021
Pages: 288
Language: English
Series: Canons
 
 

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