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Modern Scottish writers

William Mathie Parker

Modern Scottish writers

by William Mathie Parker

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Published by W. Hodge in Edinburgh .
Written in English

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  • Authors, Scottish.

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    Statementby W. M. Parker.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination255 p. ;
    Number of Pages255
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20731706M

    Additional Physical Format: Online version: Parker, W.M. (William Mathie), Modern Scottish writers. Edinburgh: W. Hodge, (OCoLC)   From gritty historical noir set in Belfast, to modern procedurals engaging with first world problems, to psychological thrillers exploring the timeless tensions within families and communities, Irish crime writing, like all fiction, works hard to tell a gamut of human stories. Particularly Irish concerns do make their way into many of these : Molly Odintz.

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