Stuart Kelly focuses on the fictional places featured in novelist John Galt's writing, which has provided arguably some of the wittiest portraits of 19th-century Scottish life.
Unthank, Brigadoon, Thrums. Scottish literature is filled with place names that can't be found in a gazeteer or GPS. The literary critic Stuart Kelly explores the imaginary locations that have provided the settings for some of Scotland's greatest novels. Today, the novelist John Galt, little known outside Scotland, whose books provide some of the wittiest portraits of 19th-century Scottish life.
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