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By John Muir,Liam McIlvanney

Edwin Muir - terrible TOM, J.F. Hendry - FERNIE BRAE, Gordon M. Williams - FROM SCENES LIKE those, Tom Gallacher - APPRENTICE. brought through Liam McIlvanney. turning out to be Up within the West provides 4 very various and memorably vibrant debts of what it was once to be younger and growing to be up in Glasgow and the west of Scotland, from the Nineteen Thirties to the Sixties. negative Tom tells of a tender man’s fight to return to phrases with the gradual dying of his brother within the urban slums of a culturally impoverished Scotland. Fernie Brae celebrates the expansion and schooling of a delicate in a singular comparable to Joyce’s Portrait of the Artist as a tender guy. Gordon Williams’s novel tells a grimmer tale as its younger protagonist ultimately succumbs to a tradition of drink and violence the place the harshness of lifestyles at the land sits subsequent to business sprawl: ‘From scenes like those outdated Scotia’s grandeur springs.’ Set within the Clydeside shipyards, the wryly observant and funny form of Apprentice moves a happier word from the 1960s.

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