HarperCollins Publishers
FORMAT: Hardback
ISBN: 9780008228958
RRP: £14.99
PAGES: 384
PUBLICATION DATE: October 5, 2017


The Times Great Scottish Lives: Obituaries of Scotland’s Finest

Edited by Magnus Linklater

Discover the fascinating lives of the figures that have shaped Scotland from the early nineteenth century to the present day. Explore the rich history of Scotland’s cultural, social and political landscape, with more than 100 obituaries carefully curated from The Times archive.The Scots have contributed richly to the world, most notably in literature and science, but also in the arts, law, politics, religion, scholarship, and sport. In this volume, The Times brings together a unique and fascinating collection of obituaries. The list includes people who have made the greatest impact in their fields, others who have led particularly interesting or influential lives, and a selection of notable Scottish figures in the history of The Times.This book features the major Scottish figures of influence from the last 200 years and includes a diverse range of people, including: Sir Walter Scott, David Livingstone, Thomas Carlyle, Robert Louis Stevenson, Kier Hardie, Sir Alexander Graham Bell, Charles Rennie Mackintosh, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, Phoebe Traquair, Ramsay MacDonald, John Logie Baird, Mary Somerville, Jim Clark, Donald Dewar, Eugenie Fraser, Robin Cook, Jock Stein, R.D. Laing, Margo MacDonald, William McIlvanney, Tam Dalyell and Ronnie Corbett.

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