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Greatest Scottish Novels

Renowned Scottish author, Ian Rankin, recently listed his top five Scottish Novels:

  1. The Confessions of a Justified Sinner by James Hogg
  2. The Driver’s Seat by Muriel Spark
  3. The Long Drop by Denise Mina
  4. Lanark by Alisdair Gray
  5. Sunset Song by Grassic Gibbon

To add to this list of impressive titles,  BOOKMARK Chair, Gail Wylie has passed on her suggestions.

  1. Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson
  2. Gillespie by J MacDougall Hay
  3. The Silver Darlings by Neil Gunn
  4. The Cone Gatherers by Robin Jenkins
  5. The Gowk Storm by Nancy Morrison
  6. The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie by Muriel Spark

What about you?  Do you have any favourites we could add to the list?  What do you think of the choices made by both Ian and Gail?  We would love to hear from you.  Click on the 'Contact' button on this website and leave your comments.