WorldCat Identities

Gunn, Neil M. 1891-1973

Overview
Works: 160 works in 755 publications in 5 languages and 9,762 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography  History  Records and correspondence  Domestic fiction  Bildungsromans  Anecdotes 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PR6013.U64, 823.912
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Morning tide : a novel by Neil M Gunn( Book )

71 editions published between 1930 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 858 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twelve-year-old Hugh MacBeth lives in a small Scottish fishing village at the turn of this century. As he begins to sense his mother's sadness and fear that he and his brother will follow their father to sea, he sees for the first time that his family is being torn apart by economic circumstances
Butcher's broom by Neil M Gunn( Book )

37 editions published between 1934 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 587 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 4 languages and held by 527 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 503 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

23 editions published between 1942 and 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 444 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 )

17 editions published between 1948 and 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 411 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 408 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 350 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Neil M. Gunn; the man and the writer by Francis Russell Hart( Book )

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

The silver darlings by Neil M Gunn( Book )

34 editions published between 1941 and 1999 in English and Italian and held by 320 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The other landscape by Neil M Gunn( Book )

20 editions published between 1954 and 1998 in English and held by 305 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 254 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The drinking well by Neil M Gunn( Book )

18 editions published between 1946 and 2006 in English and held by 237 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 Undetermined and held by 196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The serpent by Neil M Gunn( Book )

18 editions published between 1943 and 1997 in English and Undetermined and held by 190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sun circle by Neil M Gunn( Book )

14 editions published between 1933 and 1996 in English and held by 161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The atom of delight by Neil M Gunn( Book )

14 editions published between 1956 and 1993 in English and held by 155 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 147 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

 
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Audience level: 0.57 (from 0.38 for Butcher's ... to 0.92 for Les Hautes ...)

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 Scottish novelist, critic, and dramatist

Neil Miller Gunn

Languages
English (485)

German (16)

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