THE GLOAMING BY KIRSTY LOGAN
Following the much-lauded debut of ‘The Gracekeepers’, Kirsty Logan’s second novel ‘The Gloaming’ is a tale of mysteries, mermaids and a remote Scottish island which seems to exist somewhere between a misty apparition in the half-light and a dream…..
Solitary Confinement....... ....Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman Book Review. Scottish Fiction. June 2017 The American writer, Brandon Sanderson, once compared expectations to fine pottery….‘the harder you hold them, the more likely they are to...read more
............There's a so-called award in Scotland for the most dismal town called the 'Plook on a Plinth' ( a 'Plook' is the delightful colloquial term we Scots give to a pimple!). The nominees for this award for the most dismal, awful town in Scotland for 2014...read more
......................................... The dictionary gives six different meanings of the verb to illuminate: to supply with light; to make lucid or clear; to decorate with lights; to enlighten; to make illustrious; and to decorate with colours. It's no...read more
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