The Oxford Book of Scottish Short Stories
Oxford University Press, Sep 10, 2008 - Literary Collections - 476 pages
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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this collection is huge, and out of all of it, there were only a handful of stories that didn't really sing for me. highly recommended, especially to anyone who enjoys dark fiction. since this book spans centuries, it gives a real perspective on continuities in scottish literature. Read full review