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The Speak of the Mearns: With Selected Short Stoires and Essays

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The Speak of the Mearns: With Selected Short Stoires and Essays - Grassic Gibbon, Lewis, and Campbell, Ian (Introduction by)
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This essential collection from Lewis Grassic Gibbon comprises short stories, essays and a novel, The Speak of the Mearns , which was unfinished at the time of the author's death in 1935. Grassic Gibbon's fame rests mainly on the trilogy, A Scots Quair , and the short stories, some well known, exhibit the same elements--powerful, dramatic writing and a distinctive local flavor--found in the novels. The Speak of the Mearns is a sharply observed unsentimental portrait of a rural coastal community seen through the eyes of a ...

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The Speak of the Mearns: With Selected Short Stoires and Essays 2007, Polygon

ISBN-13: 9781846970207

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