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Shortly before his death in 1998, Ian Crichton Smith wrote to his publisher with a manuscript. I am sending you this in case anything happens. A Country for Old Men was the book, the exceptional final fruits of one of the most impassioned and moving of the Scottish poets of this century. My Canadian Uncle represents the poet s ambitious experiments with forms, prose narrat ...more
Paperback, 128 pages
Published October 1st 2000 by Carcanet Press Ltd. (first published 2000)
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Iain Crichton Smith (Iain Mac a' Ghobhainn) was a Scottish man of letters, writing in both English and Scottish Gaelic, and a prolific author in both languages. He is known for poetry, short stories and novels.

He was born in Glasgow, but moved to the isle of Lewis at the age of two, where he and his two brothers were brought up by their widowed mother in the small crofting town of Bayble, which al

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