Blog Posts tagged: favourite scottish novels

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8 Literary Walks, Hikes and Trails in Scotland

Explore Scotland's natural beauty and her contribution to literature on one of these hikes and trails inspired by Scottish authors and books.

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29 Scottish novels to look forward to in 2017

29 Scottish Novels to Look Forward to in 2017

We've buried ourselves in publishing catalogues for 2017 in a quest to find some of the most exciting Scottish novels coming your way this year.

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8 Scottish Books That Are (Probably) Unfilmable

Writer, critic and former Artistic Director at the Edinburgh International Film Festival Hannah McGill picks out some Scottish novels that would pose significant challenges to filmmakers looking to adapt them for the silver screen.

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13 Scottish Books That Need to be Adapted for Screen

Writer, critic and former Artistic Director at the Edinburgh International Film Festival Hannah McGill picks out a baker's dozen of books that would be perfect source material for screen adaptations.

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Spark on Screen: The Book-to-Screen Adaptations of Muriel Spark

Some of Muriel Spark's novels have made it to film and television but many have yet to be adapted. Professor Willy Maley takes a look back at her stories and why she merits a place on the big screen.

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Scottish Book-to-Screen Adaptation Shortlist

Get the lowdown on all 40 films and TV adaptations of Scottish books in our public vote for Book Week Scotland 2016.

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Read your way through classic Scottish novels on the new Higher English reading list

When schools return in August, teenagers embarking on Higher English across Scotland are in for a treat. The new range of classic and contemporary Scottish fiction and poetry on their reading list contains several classics - and modern classics - from the Scottish canon. If you’re looking for a...

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10 Favourite Novels: the authors respond

How does it feel to have made the Top 10?

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