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A figure of fun ebook

by Robin Jenkins


CHILDISH THINGS ROBIN JENKINS has been hailed as ‘the greatest living fiction-writer in Scotland’ (The Scotsman . A Far Cry from Bowmore and Other Stories (London, Gollancz, 1973). A Figure of Fun (London, Gollancz, 1974).

CHILDISH THINGS ROBIN JENKINS has been hailed as ‘the greatest living fiction-writer in Scotland’ (The Scotsman, 2000). London, Gollancz, 1978; New York, Taplinger, 1980).

John Robin Jenkins OBE (11 September 1912 – 24 February 2005), generally known as Robin Jenkins, was a Scottish writer of thirty published novels, the most celebrated being The Cone Gatherers. He also published two collections of short stories. Robin Jenkins was born in Flemington near Cambuslang in 1912; his father died when John was only seven years old and he and his three siblings were brought up by his mother in straitened circumstances.

Robin Jenkins returned to the Far East in the 1950s for "Leila", a tender love story involving a Scottish teacher, Andrew Sandilands, and Leila, the exotically beautiful daughter of a local politician.

Two British travellers, Donald Kemp and Margaret Duncan, have disappeared in the wild mountainous region of northern Afghanistan; a terrain into which western Europeans seldom penetrate. The authorities in Kabul say that they have been murdered by the inhabitants of a small and primitive village and that retribution has already been exacted in the form of wholesale reprisals. Robin Jenkins returned to the Far East in the 1950s for "Leila", a tender love story involving a Scottish teacher, Andrew Sandilands, and Leila, the exotically beautiful daughter of a local politician.

Used availability for Robin Jenkins's A Figure of Fu.

September 1974 : UK Hardback.

Childish Things book. Jenkins explores his central theme - do we ever outgrow childish things? - with insight and humour.

3 Years Ago Memories. Robin Jenkins Bower‎ to Saved Drafts. English (US) · Suomi · Svenska · Español · Português (Brasil).

John Robin Jenkins was born in Lanarkshire, Scotland on 11 September 1912. He died on 24 February 2005. He is best known for the novel The Cone-Gatherers, but was author of many other novels: So Gaily Sings the Lark (1951). Happy for the Child (1953). The Thistle and the Grail (1954). The Cone-Gatherers (1955). Guests of War (1956). The Missionaries (1957). The Changeling (1958). Love is a Fervent Fire (1959). Dust on the Paw (1961). The Tiger of Gold (1962). A Love of Innocence (1963).

Find nearly any book by Robin Jenkins. Get the best deal by comparing prices from over 100,000 booksellers. Happy for the Child (Portway Reprints). ISBN 9780855944926 (978-0-85594-492-6) Hardcover, . hivers, 1965.

Robin Jenkins was born in Flemington near Cambuslang in 1912; his father died when John was only seven years old and . A Figure of Fun (1974). Books from Scotland - biography, Robin Jenkins Retrieved 20 October 2010.

Robin Jenkins was born in Flemington near Cambuslang in 1912; his father died when John was only seven years old and he and his three siblings were brought up by his mother in straitened circumstances. However, he won a bursary to attend the former Hamilton Academy then a famous fee-paying school.

A figure of fun ebook
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