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The stories of Eric Linklater.

Eric Linklater

The stories of Eric Linklater.

by Eric Linklater

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Published by Macmillan in London .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Pagination377 p. ;
Number of Pages377
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18937044M

Linklater’s neighbour was asleep, so Linklater swapped tickets, and was able to go up onto the deck, and saw a pretty sight in consequence. A German aeroplane, flying very high, aimed a couple of bombs either at the ship or the harbour, and promptly a fleet of little scarlet seaplanes, like a whirlwind of red roses, went up to the attack and.   Eric Linklater () was born in Wales and educated in Aberdeen. His family came from the Orkney Islands (his father was a master mariner), and the boy spent much of his childhood there. Linklater served as a private in the Black Watch at the close of WWI, surviving a nearly fatal head wound to return to Aberdeen to take a degree in ry: Fiction Books > Modern Fiction.

  The Scottish author Andro Linklater was fascinated by the relationship between people and land. His death at the age of 68 from a heart attack came while he was on the isle of Eigg, researching. Eric Linklater, Writer: Poet's Pub. Eric Linklater was born on March 8, in Penarth, Glamorgan, Wales as Eric Robert Linklater. He was a writer, known for Poet's Pub (), Scotch on the Rocks () and Private Angelo (). He died on November 7, in Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, tion: Writer.

Eric Linklater. 63 likes. Eric Robert Russell Linklater was a Welsh-born Scottish writer of novels and short stories, military history, and travel books. Eric Linklater was a Scottish novelist, playwright, poet, essayist, satirist, biographer, and military historian. Scope and arrangement This is a synthetic collection consisting of manuscripts, typescripts, correspondence, an undated commonplace book, an undated journal, and notebooks, one of which is dated


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Eric Robert Russell Linklater was a Welsh-born Scottish writer of novels and short stories, military history, and travel books. For The Wind on the Moon, a children's fantasy novel, he won the Carnegie Medal from the Library Association for the year's best children's book 4/5.

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Eric Linklater was one of the most respected and prolific Scottish writers of this century, yet more than twenty-five years have passed since his last collection of short stories was published. This selection covers Linklater's entire writing life. The settings are as various as the Pages: ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: pages 22 cm: Contents: A prefatory note --The dancers --Sealskin trousers --Joy as it flies --The goose girl --Kind Kitty --The Duke --The redundant miracle --Escape forever --God likes them plain --The three poets --The crusader's key --The prison of Cooch Parwanee --Country-born --The abominable.

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This selection covers Linklater's entire writing life. Eric Robert Russell Linklater (8 March – 7 November ) was a Welsh-born Scottish writer of novels and short stories, military history, and travel books.

For The Wind on the Moon, a children's fantasy novel, he won the Carnegie Medal from the Library Association for the year's best children's book by a British subject. Eric Robert Russell Linklater (8 March – 7 November ) was a Welsh-born Scottish writer of novels, writer of poems and short stories, military history, and travel books.

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Eric Linklater () was a Scottish writer, who strongly identified with Orkney. He is remembered especially for his novels, a number of which were fantastic (as were a number of his short stories). The Impregnable Women () is a near-future satire, starting with the destruction of London by the French airforce, and retelling Aristophanes' Lysistrata, with a story.

Eric Linklater () was born in Wales and educated in Aberdeen. His family came from the Orkney Islands (his father was a master mariner), and the boy spent much of his childhood ter served as a private in the Black Watch at the close of WWI, surviving a nearly fatal head wound to return to Aberdeen to take a degree in English.

A spell in Bombay with the. Eric Linklater, in full Eric Robert Linklater, (born March 8,Penarth, Vale of Glamorgan, Wales—died November 7,Aberdeen, Scotland), British novelist, poet, and historical writer noted for his satiric wit. Linklater began studying medicine at Aberdeen University but switched to English service in the Black Watch in World War I, during which he was.

Eric Linklater was born in in Penarth, Wales. He was educated in Aberdeen, and was initially interested in studying medicine; he later switched his focus to journalism, and became a full-time writer in the s. During his career, Linklater. About Poet’s Pub. A literary Cheers—filled with British charm and wit Comprised of an entertaining series of vignettes that occur at the Pelican Pub in Downish, England, Poet’s Pub is a humor-filled collection of stories by award winner Eric Linklater—one of the original titles commissioned by Penguin Classics founder Allen Lane—and again available to American.

Eric Linklater was one of the most respected and prolific Scottish writers of this century, yet more than twenty-five years have passed since his last collection of short stories was published. This selection covers Linklater's entire writing life. The settings are as various as the places where he lived - Orkney, India, California, Edinburgh and the Highlands - the events that take place.

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The Dark of Summer Eric Linklater, Author Canongate Books $ (p) ISBN Buy this book. Originally published in the U.K. in .Linklater, Eric. SEALSKIN TROUSERS AND OTHER STORIES. London: Rupert Hart-Davis, []. Octavo, wood engraved illustrations by Joan Hassall, cloth.

First edition. Collects five stories including two fantasies, "The Goose Girl" and the title story, in which a woman is transformed into seal woman and joins race of underwater people.Author by: Eric Linklater Languange: en Publisher by: A&C Black Format Available: PDF, ePub, Mobi Total Read: 16 Total Download: File Size: 53,5 Mb Description: Eric Linklater was one of the most respected and prolific Scottish writers of this century, yet more than twenty-five years have passed since his last collection of short stories was published.