WorldCat Identities

Gunn, Neil M. 1891-1973

Overview
Works: 165 works in 780 publications in 5 languages and 9,788 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography  History  Records and correspondence  Psychological fiction  Domestic fiction  Bildungsromans  Anecdotes 
Roles: Author, Honoree
Classifications: PR6013.U64, 823.912
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Morning tide : a novel by Neil M Gunn( Book )

73 editions published between 1930 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 850 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twelve-year-old Hugh MacBeth lives in a small fishing village near Caithness at the end of the nineteenth century. He is becoming aware of his mother's worries that he and his brother will follow their father to sea, and is becoming to realise that the fishing industry is doomed to decline, a decline that will result in the death of his village. A lyrical and poignant novel Morning Tide describes how a young boy learns to become a man. It is a poetic testimony to the intensity of feeling in physical experience, the touch of the earth and the coldness of the sea, and in the need to be free. Sen
Butcher's broom by Neil M Gunn( Book )

37 editions published between 1934 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 579 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The tragedy of highland clearances in Scotlandwhen landlords dispossessed tenants to make room forwintering sheep. A look at the price of progress and thehuman tendency for wishful thinking, as when portentsare ignored in the belief his lordship will look after hisown
The green isle of the great deep by Neil M Gunn( Book )

37 editions published between 1944 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 520 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An allegory on the struggle between artistic freedom and mind control. The protagonists are an old man and a small boy called Art. They fall through a magic hole into a Paradise-like fruitland whose rulers forbid their subjects to eat of it, claiming it is poison. The novel tells what happens when Art defies the ban and eats the fruit
Blood hunt by Neil M Gunn( Book )

15 editions published between 1952 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 494 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Young Art and old Hector : a novel by Neil M Gunn( Book )

24 editions published between 1942 and 2002 in English and held by 442 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the intensities of family life become too much for eight-year-old Art, it is to Old Hector that he turns for comfort. Thwarted from fulfilling his burning desire to go to the River, he seeks out the old man who can still poach a salmon with the best when he chooses. Through Old Hector's tales and his own experiences, Young Art learns about the painful business of growing up. This is one of the finest evocations of childhood ever written, conveying all the magic and misery and the bursting joys of being a small boy in a great and mysterious world
The silver bough : a novel by Neil M Gunn( Book )

18 editions published between 1948 and 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 407 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The key of the chest by Neil M Gunn( Book )

18 editions published between 1945 and 2010 in English and held by 400 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Highland river by Neil M Gunn( Book )

45 editions published between 1937 and 1996 in English and Undetermined and held by 347 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Neil M. Gunn; the man and the writer( Book )

8 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 329 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The silver darlings by Neil M Gunn( Book )

35 editions published between 1941 and 2011 in English and Italian and held by 318 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The other landscape by Neil M Gunn( Book )

20 editions published between 1954 and 1998 in English and held by 299 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The well at the world's end by Neil M Gunn( Book )

23 editions published between 1951 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 242 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Professor Peter Munro is holidaying in teh Scottish Highlands when he finds himself in a strange new world. An encounter with an old woman sets him off on a quest - a quest for that elusive "something" that gives life meaning and value
The drinking well by Neil M Gunn( Book )

18 editions published between 1946 and 2006 in English and held by 233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Iain Cattanach loves to wander the hills tending his father's sheep. However, his mother has other plans for him. A position in an Edinburgh legal firm is secured for Iain and he is forced to leave the countryside he loves. The city is alluring but events force him to return to Torglas and to face up to his family and companion, Mary Cameron
The grey coast by Neil M Gunn( Book )

24 editions published between 1926 and 1983 in English and held by 193 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The serpent by Neil M Gunn( Book )

19 editions published between 1943 and 1997 in English and Undetermined and held by 191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sun circle by Neil M Gunn( Book )

15 editions published between 1933 and 1996 in English and held by 160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Whisky & Scotland : a practical and spiritual survey by Neil M Gunn( Book )

16 editions published between 1935 and 1999 in English and held by 148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The lost glen by Neil M Gunn( Book )

19 editions published between 1932 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Scottish classic
Highland pack by Neil M Gunn( Book )

11 editions published between 1949 and 1989 in English and Undetermined and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The shadow by Neil M Gunn( Book )

15 editions published between 1948 and 2006 in English and held by 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Morning tide : a novel
Alternative Names
Guinne, Nial.

Guinne, Nial 1891-1973

Gunn, Neil.

Gunn, Neil 1891-1973

Gunn, Neil M.

Gunn Neil M. 1891-1973

Gunn, Neil Miller

Gunn, Neil Miller 1891-

Gunn, Neil Miller 1891-1973

Miller Gunn, Neil 1891-1973

Neil M. Gunn Brits schrijver (1891-1973)

Neil M. Gunn Schottischer Schriftsteller

Neil Miller Gunn

Languages
English (519)

German (17)

French (9)

Spanish (9)

Italian (1)

Covers
Butcher's broomThe green isle of the great deepBlood huntYoung Art and old Hector : a novelThe silver bough : a novelThe key of the chestHighland riverThe silver darlings