With strong characters and a gripping plot, the well-defined settings create an atmosphere of paranoia and danger.The exciting denouement has a surprising twist and is set on Schiehallion. The introduction includes a section on how to read the Scots in this book, Mathew has made the spelling as straightforward as possible for a population used to English spelling conventions.
|Title||But N Ben A-Go-Go|
|Author Bio||Matthew Fitt is a young vibrant Scots writer. His book takes the next step on from having poetry and dialogue in Scots to the complete work. It is supplying a market where there is a dearth of material both commercially and educationally.|
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|Reviews||'Matthew Fitt will do for prose in Scots what Hugh MacDiarmid did for poetry in Scots' JAMES ROBERTSON, EDINURGH INTERNATIONAL BOOK FESTIVAL 2000 'a cracker' GERALDINE BRENNAN, TIMES EDUCATIONAL SUPPLEMENT 'going where no man has gone before' STEPHEN NAYSMITH, THE HERALD 'After an initial shock, readers of this sprightly and imaginative tale will begin to relish its verbal impetus, where a standard Lallans, laced with bits of Dundonian and Aberdonian, is stretched and skelped to meet the demands of cyberjannies and virtual hoorhooses ... I recommend an entertaining and groundbreaking book.' EDWIN MORGAN|
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|BIC Subject||Science fiction|
|BISAC Subject||FICTION / General|