Doug Johnstone


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Doug Johnstone is a writer, musician and journalist based in Edinburgh. His fourth novel, Hit & Run, is published by Faber and Faber on March 15th 2012. His previous novel, Smokeheads, was published in March 2011, also by Faber. before that he published two novels with Penguin, Tombstoning (2006) and The Ossians (2008), which received praise from the likes of Irvine Welsh, Ian Rankin and Christopher Brookmyre.Doug is currently writer in residence at the University of Strathclyde. Hes had short stories appear in various publications, and since 1999 he has worked as a freelance arts journalist, primarily covering music and literature.He grew up in Arbroath and lives in Portobello, Edinburgh with his wife and two children. He loves drinkin ...more

Average rating: 3.5 · 6,668 ratings · 634 reviews · 19 distinct worksSimilar authors
Gone Again

3.46 avg rating — 4,319 ratings — published 2013 — 6 editions
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Hit and Run

3.55 avg rating — 915 ratings — published 2012 — 7 editions
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The Jump

3.61 avg rating — 273 ratings — published 2015 — 5 editions
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Crash Land

3.53 avg rating — 156 ratings5 editions
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The Dead Beat

3.60 avg rating — 221 ratings — published 2014 — 5 editions
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Smokeheads

3.16 avg rating — 207 ratings — published 2011 — 6 editions
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Fault Lines

3.79 avg rating — 189 ratings6 editions
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Tombstoning

3.62 avg rating — 117 ratings — published 2006 — 3 editions
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The Ossians

3.37 avg rating — 87 ratings — published 2008 — 3 editions
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L'ultima volta

4.17 avg rating — 12 ratings — published 2013 — 2 editions
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“Taxis and night buses trundled”
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“saw three”
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“The crazy wind had picked up again and he welcomed the insult of it in his face, relished the resistance to his walking and breathing that it provided. Life was resistance now, just trudging on in the face of it.”
Doug Johnstone, Gone Again

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