The Drinking Well

The Drinking Well



Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781904598893
Publisher: Birlinn, Limited
Publication date: 12/28/2006
Pages: 464
Product dimensions: 5.10(w) x 7.80(h) x 1.32(d)

About the Author

Neil M. Gunn was born in Dunbeath, Caithness in 1891, the seventh of nine children. His father James was a fisherman, and his mother Isabella was a domestic servant. Gunn left the Highlands to live with his sister and her family, and was educated privately, passing his Civil Service exams in 1907. He published short stories throughout the 1920's and his first novel The Grey Coast in 1926. He wrote several other novels, including The Green Isle of the Deep (1944), The Silver Darlings (1941) and his autobiography, The Atom of Delight, in 1956. He died in 1973.

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