Alistair Mair





Alistair Mair

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born
in Glasgow, Scotland, The United Kingdom
June 10, 1924

died
February 14, 1975

gender
male

genre


About this author

An award-winning author of ten novels, latterly published by William Heinemann Ltd, Alistair Mair was President of Scottish Pen from 1965 - 1970. The Alistair Mair literary estate is represented by Camilla Shestopal of Peters Fraser & Dunlop, to whom all enquiries should be addressed.

About the author:
Born of mixed Highland and Lowland parentage and brought up in Ayrshire, Scotland, Alistair Mair was educated at George Watson’s College in Edinburgh and studied medicine at Glasgow University.

After graduation in 1947 he worked for a year in a Glasgow hospital and spent two years in the RAF. As a young man he enjoyed travelling, and said of his travels,
'I generally travelled alone and always tried to live – as nearly as one can – as an or...more


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Turning point
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The Man Within
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The Devil's Minister
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Rue With A Difference
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The Seventeenth Laird
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