Damage Land: New Scottish Gothic Fiction by Alan Bissett

Damage Land: New Scottish Gothic Fiction by Alan Bissett

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Here, a selection of contemporary Scottish gothic writers have plumbed the depths of the national psyche, creating a set of demons for a modern age. Highlights include Ali Smith's neo-Nazi, Alison Armstrong's transvestite serial-killer, and Brian McCabe's abominable neck-boil.

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This is a collection of contemporary Scottish gothic fiction. As well as a bloody and turbulent history, Scotland has produced some of the world's most eerie and disturbing fiction. The national psyche seethes with Tam O'Shanters and Mr Hydes, justified sinners and wasp factories, monstrous apparitions, witches, doppelgangers and psychopaths. Here, a selection of Scottish writers have plumbed their depths, creating a set of demons for a modern age: Ali Smith's neo-Nazi, Alison Armstrong's transvestite serial-killer, Brian McCabe's abominable neck-boil, James Robertson's mutant mouse, Toni Davidson's confused sado-masochist. Be frozen by Maggie O'Farrell's quiet touch or be appalled at Andrew Murray Scott's putrescent landscape. Experience fork and knife disorder with Jackie Kay or receive sinister letters from Helen Lamb.

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SKU GOR002030456
Title Damage Land: New Scottish Gothic Fiction
Author Edited by Alan Bissett
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Paperback
Publisher Birlinn General
Year Published 2001
Number of Pages 222
ISBN 10 0748662847
ISBN 13 9780748662845
Edition N/A
Prizes N/A
Cover Note: Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Note: This is a used book. We do our best to provide good quality books for you to read, but there is no escaping the fact that it has been owned and read by someone else previously. Therefore it will show signs of wear and previous use.
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This is a collection of contemporary Scottish gothic fiction. As well as a bloody and turbulent history, Scotland has produced some of the world's most eerie and disturbing fiction. The national psyche seethes with Tam O'Shanters and Mr Hydes, justified sinners and wasp factories, monstrous apparitions, witches, doppelgangers and psychopaths. Here, a selection of Scottish writers have plumbed their depths, creating a set of demons for a modern age: Ali Smith's neo-Nazi, Alison Armstrong's transvestite serial-killer, Brian McCabe's abominable neck-boil, James Robertson's mutant mouse, Toni Davidson's confused sado-masochist. Be frozen by Maggie O'Farrell's quiet touch or be appalled at Andrew Murray Scott's putrescent landscape. Experience fork and knife disorder with Jackie Kay or receive sinister letters from Helen Lamb.
Additional Information

Additional Information

SKU GOR002030456
Title Damage Land: New Scottish Gothic Fiction
Author Edited by Alan Bissett
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Paperback
Publisher Birlinn General
Year Published 2001
Number of Pages 222
ISBN 10 0748662847
ISBN 13 9780748662845
Edition N/A
Prizes N/A
Cover Note: Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Note: This is a used book. We do our best to provide good quality books for you to read, but there is no escaping the fact that it has been owned and read by someone else previously. Therefore it will show signs of wear and previous use.
Ex Library No