Genre :: Scotland (5 books)

  • The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie

    #180

    The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie

    by Muriel Spark

    (5 Reviews)

    109 Points

    "The boys, as they talked to the girls from Marcia Blaine School, stood on the far side of their bicycles holding the handlebars, which established a protective fence of bicycle between the sexes,..."

  • Trainspotting

    #221

    Trainspotting

    by Irvine Welsh

    (4 Reviews)

    91 Points

    "Choose life. Choose a job. Choose a career. Choose a family. Choose a fucking big television, choose washing machines, cars, compact disc players and electrical tin openers. Choose good health, low..."

  • The Wasp Factory

    #273

    The Wasp Factory

    by Iain Banks

    (6 Reviews)

    77 Points

    "I had been making the rounds of the Sacrifice Poles the day we heard my brother had escaped."

  • Waverley

    #538

    Waverley

    by Walter Scott

    (1 Review)

    17 Points

    "The title of this work has not been chosen without the grave and solid deliberation which matters of importance demand from the prudent."

  • Lanark

    #548

    Lanark

    by Alasdair Gray

    (1 Review)

    15 Points

    "The Elite Cafe was entered by a staircase from the foyer of a cinema. "