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Sunset Song

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Sunset Song By Lewis Grassic GibbonSunset Song is one of the great works of Scottish literature, and of British literature as well in my opinion. It was first published in 1932, written by the Scottish author Lewis Grassic Gibbon – real name James Leslie Mitchell. Gibbon was born on an Aberdeenshire croft in 1901, and grew up in Kincardineshire, where Sunset Song is set. He travelled overseas with the Army, and died in 1935 in Welwyn Garden City.

Sunset Song is the first part of A Scots Quair, a trilogy of novels paying tribute to Grassic Gibbon’s homeland.


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