ABOUT THIS BOOK
PUBLICATION DATE: February 6, 2020
By (author) Lewis Grassic Gibbon
Faced with a choice between a harsh farming life and the world of books and learning, Chris Guthrie chooses to remain in her rural community, bound by her intense love of the land. But everything changes with the arrival of the First World War and Chris finds her land altered beyond recognition.In lyrical prose, Sunset Song evokes village life in the early twentieth century and offers a powerful portrait of a land and people in turmoil.
Lewis Grassic Gibbon
Lewis Grassic Gibbon (1901-35) is the celebrated pen-name of James Leslie Mitchell. Born and brought up in the rich farming land of northern Scotland, he was a prolific writer of novels, short stories and essays and had seventeen full length books published before his untimely death at the age of thirty-four. He is today recognised as one of the outstanding figures in Scottish literature, most famous for his trilogy of novels A Scots Quair.