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Doug Johnstone


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Doug Johnstone is a writer, musician and journalist based in Edinburgh. His fourth novel, Hit & Run, was published by Faber and Faber in 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. He has 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 drinking malt whi ...more

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Gone Again

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A Dark Matter (The Skelfs, #1)

3.93 avg rating — 1,400 ratings — published 2019 — 8 editions
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Hit and Run

3.55 avg rating — 1,122 ratings — published 2012 — 9 editions
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The Big Chill (The Skelfs, #2)

4.04 avg rating — 732 ratings — published 2020 — 7 editions
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Breakers

4.22 avg rating — 602 ratings — published 2019 — 10 editions
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The Great Silence (The Skel...

4.17 avg rating — 480 ratings — published 2021
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Fault Lines

3.56 avg rating — 434 ratings — published 2018 — 8 editions
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The Jump

3.58 avg rating — 383 ratings — published 2015 — 3 editions
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The Dead Beat

3.68 avg rating — 315 ratings — published 2014 — 8 editions
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Black Hearts (The Skelfs #4)

4.21 avg rating — 216 ratings — published 2022 — 3 editions
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“Taxis and night buses trundled”
Doug Johnstone, Gone Again

“saw three”
Doug Johnstone, Gone Again

“There were an infinite number of pathways your life could take. How do any of us really know what to do with our lives? And how, after seventy years, do we know whether it was all a waste of time?”
Doug Johnstone, A Dark Matter

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