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Allan Massie

Chapter & Verse: Escape from the gin-trap

Some writers do their best work when young, later deteriorating on account of fading inspiration, alcoholism, the corrupting influence of celebrity; Hemingway being an...

Chapter & Verse: A keen sense of evil

Muriel Spark’s first novel, The Comforters, was published 60 years ago. Next year is her centenary, and Birlinn are bringing out a complete edition...

Chapter & Verse: Escape from the gin-trap

Some writers do their best work when young, later deteriorating on account of fading inspiration, alcoholism, the corrupting influence of celebrity; Hemingway being an...

Chapter & Verse: A keen sense of evil

Muriel Spark’s first novel, The Comforters, was published 60 years ago. Next year is her centenary, and Birlinn are bringing out a complete edition...