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Neil Gunn
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Born in Dunbeath, Highlands
Born on 8th of November 1891
Died on 15th of January 1973

Born 1891. Died 1973 - Scottish novelist.

Passed his Civil Service examination in 1907, working there until 1937. Had success with his first novel Grey Coast (1926) followed by The Lost Glen (1928) and achieved greater success with Morning Tide (1931). Later novels included The Well at the World’s End (1951) and The Atom of Delight (1956).

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