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100 Great Works of Scottish Fiction

Scotland's contribution to the world of literature is seldom properly acknowledged. Here's a sampling of a few works that have inspired both other Scots writers and those further afield. You don't have to be Scots to like most of these but you would have to be a native to understand a few! Some may also object to the inclusion of some graphic novels - but why not? Let's be European about this - in France they are accepted as a separate art form.
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The Coral Island (R. M. Ballantyne)
The Coral Island (R. M. Ballantyne)
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The Wasp Factory (Iain Banks)
The Wasp Factory (Iain Banks)
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The Crow Road
The Crow Road
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Consider Phlebas (Iain M. Banks)
Consider Phlebas (Iain M. Banks)
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The Player of Games (Iain M. Banks)
The Player of Games (Iain M. Banks)
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The Brus (John Barbour)
The Brus (John Barbour)
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Peter Pan: Peter & Wendy/Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens (J.M. Barrie)
Peter Pan: Peter & Wendy/Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens (J.M. Barrie)
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The Wallace (Blind Harry)
The Wallace (Blind Harry)
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Quite Ugly One Morning (Christopher Brookmyre)
Quite Ugly One Morning (Christopher Brookmyre)
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House With the Green Shutters
House With the Green Shutters
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The Thirty-Nine Steps by John Buchan
The Thirty-Nine Steps by John Buchan
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Poems, Chiefly in the Scottish Dialect (Robert Burns)
Poems, Chiefly in the Scottish Dialect (Robert Burns)
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The Complete Poems and Songs of Robert Burns (Robert Burns)
The Complete Poems and Songs of Robert Burns (Robert Burns)
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The Slab Boys Trilogy (John Byrne)
The Slab Boys Trilogy (John Byrne)
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Sartor Resartus
Sartor Resartus
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The Citadel (A. J. Cronin)
The Citadel (A. J. Cronin)
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The Keys of the Kingdom (A.J. Cronin)
The Keys of the Kingdom (A.J. Cronin)
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The Black Douglas (S R Crockett)
The Black Douglas (S R Crockett)
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The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes/The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes (Arthur Conan Doyle)
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes/The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes (Arthur Conan Doyle)
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The Hound of the Baskervilles (Arthur Conan Doyle)
The Hound of the Baskervilles (Arthur Conan Doyle)
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The Lost World (Arthur Conan Doyle)
The Lost World (Arthur Conan Doyle)
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The World's Wife (Carol Ann Duffy)
The World's Wife (Carol Ann Duffy)
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The Game of Kings (Dorothy Dunnett)
The Game of Kings (Dorothy Dunnett)
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The Poems of Robert Fergusson (Robert Fergusson)
The Poems of Robert Fergusson (Robert Fergusson)
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Flashman (George MacDonald Fraser)
Flashman (George MacDonald Fraser)
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Sunset Song (Lewis Grassic Gibbon)
Sunset Song (Lewis Grassic Gibbon)
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Cloud Howe (Lewis Grassic Gibbon)
Cloud Howe (Lewis Grassic Gibbon)
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Grey Granite (Lewis Grassic Gibbon)
Grey Granite (Lewis Grassic Gibbon)
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Spartacus (Lewis Grassic Gibbon)
Spartacus (Lewis Grassic Gibbon)
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The Wind in the Willows (Kenneth Grahame)
The Wind in the Willows (Kenneth Grahame)
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Lanark (Alisdair Gray)
Lanark (Alisdair Gray)
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The Silver Darlings (Neil M. Gunn)
The Silver Darlings (Neil M. Gunn)
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The Green Isle of the Great Deep (Neil Gunn)
The Green Isle of the Great Deep (Neil Gunn)
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The Private Memoirs and Confessions of a Justified Sinner (James Hogg)
The Private Memoirs and Confessions of a Justified Sinner (James Hogg)
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The Jacobite Relics (James Hogg)
The Jacobite Relics (James Hogg)
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Fiere (Jackie Kay)
Fiere (Jackie Kay)
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Trumpet (Jackie Kay)
Trumpet (Jackie Kay)
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How Late It Was How Late (James Kelman)
How Late It Was How Late (James Kelman)
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James Kelman Not Not While the Giro
James Kelman Not Not While the Giro
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Tunes of Glory (James Kennaway)
Tunes of Glory (James Kennaway)
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