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Description - Between Ourselves by Donald Smith

The six months that Robert Burns spent in Edinburgh, between the Aryshire years and the short-lived maturity in Dumfries, were an intense time in the life of a poet who became a Scottish hero. Burns is an icon, but he is a flawed one. The great bard was fond of drink, women and over familiar with Edinburgh's underworld. He was often conflicted with crippling self-doubt about his talents and bitter about his place in society. During his short time in Edinburgh, Burns had dealings with the infamous Deacon Brodie; was struck by inspiration and failed by his muse; fell in love with two unavailable women and bedded many more than that. While never straying from accepted Burns' history, this remarkable novel imagines the life of Burns in those months and attempts to discover the flesh and blood man behind the legend.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781906307929
ISBN-10: 190630792X
Format: Paperback
(210mm x 138mm x 14mm)
Pages: 192
Imprint: Luath Press Ltd
Publisher: Luath Press Ltd
Publish Date: 1-Jan-2009
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Donald Smith

Donald Smith is the Director of the Scottish Storytelling Centre in Edinburgh. He has written, directed or produced over 50 plays and is one of Scotland?s leading storytellers. He is a founding member of the National Theatre of Scotland. Between Ourselves is his second novel.. The English Spy, a novel about the life of Daniel Defoe, was published in 2007.

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