Via The Literary Saloon.
The Scotsman has compiled a list of 20 Scottish books everyone must read.
My grandmother was Scottish. I've a tendre for the place. How many of these have I read? Just one.
"The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie by Muriel Spark: As much a time and a place as a character, Spark's Jean Brodie came to embody a generation of Edinburgh women. Her unconventional ways and blatant favouritism made her both terrifying and alluring."
Read it. Did. Not. Get. It.
I've read works other than those selected by Alexander McCall Smith, Iain Banks, Sir Walter Scott, and Robert Louis Stevenson.