George Douglas Brown.

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Brown, George Douglas, -- 1869
StatementWith a foreword by Walter Elliot
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Pagination197 p.
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Open LibraryOL14638275M
LC Control Number53018620

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He went to school at Ochiltree, Coylton, and Ayr, his academic performance allowing him to study Classics at Brand: CreateSpace Publishing. A vigorous antidote to the homely, self-satisfied utopian outlook as portrayed in the 'kailyard tradition' of writers such as S.R.

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George Douglas Brown (26 January – 28 August ) was a Scottish novelist, best known for his highly influential realist novel The House with the Green Shutters (), which was published the year before his death at the age of Additional Physical Format: Online version: Veitch, James.

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London, H. Jenkins [] (OCoLC) Named Person: George Douglas Brown; George Douglas Brown; George Douglas Brown. George Douglas Brown was born in the small village of Ochiltree, Ayrshire. His father was George Douglas Brown, a farmer, who never acknowledged him. His mother, Sarah Gemmel, was a farm.

George Douglas Brown boasted to his friends that "No one pic­ tures the real Scottish village life.•• I will write a novel and tell you all what Scottish village life is like.f!l Brown, in satisfaction of that ambition, wrote The House with the Green Shutters, and when he is remembered, it is as the author.

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Published by Modern Library () Used. First Edition. No D/J. The book is in good used condition with previous owners inscription to front free end paper. A fine piece of Scotish Literature with an introduction by J W. Audio Books & Poetry Community Audio Computers, Technology and Science Music, Arts & Culture News & Public Affairs Non-English Audio Spirituality & Religion.

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After his mother's death he moved to London and embarked on a journalistic career, publishing his first novel, Love and a Sword, under the name of.BROWN, GEORGE DOUGLAS (–), novelist, born at Ochiltree, in Ayrshire, on 26 Jan.was son of George Douglas Brown (d. ), farmer, of Muirsmudden, in Ochiltree parish, by Sarah Gemmell (d.

), of Irish parentage. Brown at first went to the schools in his native village and the parish of Colyton, and when his family moved to.