Thursday, May 19, 2022

Tag: Literature

Part of novelist Sir Walter Scott’s former home up for sale for half a million pounds

LITERATURE buffs have the unique opportunity to live in part of the house where Sir Walter Scott wrote many of his most famous works...

New research reveals kids’ favourite book

NEW research has revealed that nation's most popular children's books - with none in the top ten coming from this century. According to the study...

Message from the Skies returns to Edinburgh

A free event promising a journey of discovery through Edinburgh's streets returns this month, as part of Scotland's Year of Coasts and Waters 2020. Message...

Storyhouse announces Chester Literature Festival 2019

Chester's literature festival returns for 2019 marking its 30th year and bringing a host of famous faces to this year's event. Taking place at Storyhouse...

Well plaid as design bosses deduce it is time for an official Sherlock Holmes tartan

Detective's trademark deerstalker and cape unveiled in stunning green tartan SHERLOCK Holmes has become the first literary character to have his own tartan approved by...

Choose novels: Irvine Welsh claims books are dying out

TRAINSPOTTING author Irvine Welsh has claimed the novel is dying out and has questioned whether “humans need stories anymore?” The 58-year-old best-selling author feels that...

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