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Neil M Gunn

Photograph of Neil M GunnNeil Gunn was born on 8 November 1891 in the house next to the grocer's shop in Dunbeath. His father was a fisherman and the young Neil Gunn played near the harbour or and the river.

The area abounds with places that appear in his books.

The Dunbeath River is an obvious "Highland River"

His famous Kenn in Highland River portrayed in the small statue at the harbour reveals the area though his eyes to the reader. Taking a walk in the area shows all the places that Kenn reveals to the reader.

Neil M Gunn Centenary Lecture By Joy Hendry

Works By Neil Gunn
The Atom of Delight (1956, autobiography)
Bloodhunt (1952)
Butcher's Broom (1934)
The Drinking Well (1946)
The Green Isle of the Great Deep (1944)
The Grey Coast (1926)
Hidden Doors (1929, short stories)
Highland Pack (1949, essays)
Highland River (1937)
The Key of the Chest (1945)
The Lost Chart (1949)
The Lost Glen (1932)
Morning Tide (1930)
Off in a Boat (1938, travel & autobiography)
The Other Landscape (1954)
The Poaching at Grianan (1930)
Second Sight (1940)
The Serpent (1943)
The Shadow (1948)
The Silver Bough (1948)
The Silver Darlings (1941)
Storm and Precipice (1942, anthology)
Sun Circle (1933)
The Well at the World's End (1951)
Wild Geese Overhead (1939)
Whisky and Scotland (1935, essay)
The White Hour (1950, short stories)
Young Art and Old Hector (1942)



News for Neil M Gunn

8/10/2008
Light In The North - Festival To Celebrate The Life Of Neil GunnThumbnail for article : Light In The North - Festival To Celebrate The Life Of Neil Gunn
Saturday 1st November 2008 Dunbeath Heritage Centre, Caithness.  

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