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6 edition of Fergus Lamont (Canongate Classic, 32) found in the catalog.

Fergus Lamont (Canongate Classic, 32)

by Robin Jenkins

  • 171 Want to read
  • 30 Currently reading

Published by Canongate Books .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Modern fiction,
  • Scottish Novel And Short Story,
  • Fiction - General,
  • Fiction,
  • Classics,
  • General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages337
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8309746M
    ISBN 100862413109
    ISBN 109780862413101

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      Susanna Hunter once ignored Captain Fergus Lamont's warnings not marry a fortune hunter—a decision she lived to regret. Three years later and since widowed, she's surprised by his unexpected invitation to spend Christmas with him in the Highlands.   Susanna Hunter once ignored Captain Fergus Lamont's warnings not marry a fortune hunter—a decision she lived to regret. Three years later and since widowed, she's surprised by his unexpected invitation to spend Christmas with him in the : Harlequin.


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Fergus Lamont book. Read 5 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Introduced by Bob Tait. ‘Half Scotland sniggered and the other half sc /5.

From his origins as an illegitimate child in the slums of Glasgow, Fergus Lamont sets out to reclaim his inheritance and to remake his identity as soldier, poet, and would-be aristocrat.5/5(4). Fergus Lamont Paperback – September 1, by Robin Jenkins (Author) out of 5 stars 4 ratings.

See all 5 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" — 5/5(4). Fergus Lamont By (author) Robin Jenkins; Introduction by Bob Tait ‘Half Scotland sniggered and the other half scowled, when in letters to the Scotsman and the Glasgow Herald, I put forward my suggestion that prisoners in Scottish jails be allowed to wear their kilts.

He returned to Scotland and so did the settings of his later novels, such as the Arts Council Award-winning Fergus Lamont () and the much praised Willie Hogg ().

By the time of his death inover thirty of his novels were in : Robin Jenkins. From his origins as an illegitimate child in the slums Fergus Lamont book Glasgow, Fergus Lamont sets out to reclaim his inheritance and to remake his identity as soldier, poet and would-be aristocrat.

The class-conscious, earlyth-century life story of Fergus Lamont--who, after being bought a boy's kilt by his ostracized (and soon to be a suicide) mother, never wears anything but aristocratic kilts on his lower half again: uppity behavior for a wee-un from the Gantock slums of Scotland. He returned to Scotland and so did the settings of his later novels, such as the Arts Council Award-winning Fergus Lamont () and the much praised Willie Hogg ().

By the time of his death inover thirty of his novels were in print. It is narrator Fergus Lamont’s signature apparel. One of those garments was the last gift he received from his mother before she walked into the local loch.

She had married a man not Fergus’s father, left him for another – richer and much, much older – but had come back supposedly because of Fergus. Fergus Lamont (emphasis on the first vowel) is a super book.

Born in "Gantock" (which I suspect to be Greenock) in humble circumstances, Fergus takes on the airs of his suspected noble birth and longs to join the Scottish landed gentry.5/5(5).

From his origins as an illegitimate child in the slums of Glasgow, Fergus Lamont sets out to reclaim his inheritance and to remake his identity as soldier, poet and would-be : Robin Jenkins.

From his origins as an illegitimate child in the slums of Glasgow, Fergus Lamont sets out to reclaim his inheritance and to remake his identity as soldier, poet and would-be aristocrat/5(69).

Fergus Lamont-shiels is on Facebook. Join Facebook to connect with Fergus Lamont-shiels and others you may know. Facebook gives people the power to share and makes the world more open and tion: Maintenance Engineer. Afghanistan and Malaysia became the settings for six further novels, most notably Dust on the Paw (), and The Holly Tree ().

He returned to Scotland and so did the settings of his later novels, such as the Arts Council Award-winning Fergus Lamont (). Fergus Lamont () The Awakening of George Darroch () Just Duffy () Poverty Castle () Willie Hogg () Leila () Lunderston Tales () (short story collection) Matthew and Sheila () Poor Angus () Childish Things () Lady Magdalen () The Pearl-fishers (†, Notable works: The Cone Gatherers.

From his origins as an illegitimate child in the slums of Glasgow, Fergus Lamont sets out to reclaim his inheritance and to remake his identity as soldier, poet and would-be aristocrat. Susanna Hunter once ignored Captain Fergus Lamont's warnings not marry a fortune hunter --a decision she lived to regret.

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The official Louis L'Amour web site offers you exclusive photos, essays, and information about Louis L'Amour and. Fergus Lamont is a compelling story of personal reinvention that cuts to the quick of the Scottish psyche, posing questions about how we become what we are. Born poor, Fergus adopts a kilt and an.

An Invitation to Pleasure book. Read 8 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Susanna Hunter once ignored Captain Fergus Lamont's warnin /5. Robin Jenkins' novel Fergus Lamont is a wonderfully eccentric rags-to-riches story that speaks powerfully about the peculiarities of the class system and the events of .COVID Resources.

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