Hark, The Herald

Hark, The Herald

Arts news: Nan Shepherd biography



Into the Mountain: A Life of Nan Shepherd by Charlotte Peacock, the first biography of the writer, is to be published on October 26.

In the 1930s Nan Shepherd was one of Scotland’s best-known writers, and is now featured on the £5 note.

Three novels, The Quarry Wood, The Weatherhouse and A Pass in the Grampians–as well as a volume of poetry, In the Cairngorms–were all published between 1928 and 1934 while she was in her 30s.

Then in 1977, came The Living Mountain, her most influential work.

10 October 2017




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