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The Red Door: The Complete English Stories 1949-76 Iain Crichton Smith

The Red Door: The Complete English Stories 1949-76

Iain Crichton Smith

Published November 1st 2001
ISBN : 9781841581606
Paperback
678 pages
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 About the Book 

Although best known as one of Scotlands greatest modern poets, Iain Crichton Smith was also prolific as a writer of short stories. These pieces form a central part of his oeuvre, demonstrating the full range and versatility of his literary talent.MoreAlthough best known as one of Scotlands greatest modern poets, Iain Crichton Smith was also prolific as a writer of short stories. These pieces form a central part of his oeuvre, demonstrating the full range and versatility of his literary talent. From humor to tragedy, from inner monologues to extrovert surrealism, the diversity of his writing indicates the extraordinary range of his own reading and vivid mental world. Crichton Smith wrote short stories throughout his life. Some are vignettes, others novellas, and the best of them show him to be an author of unique sensitivity and intelligence. This book is part of a two-volume collection, comprising the complete English stories, including a large number that have never previously been published in book form, as well as others that have been out of print for many years, thus making it possible to judge Crichton Smiths achievement as a writer in full