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|The books of Lewis Grassic Gibbon > Calends of Cairo > (1)|
|Description||J. Leslie Mitchell ; introduced by Mr. H.G. Wells and Dr. Leonard Huxley.|
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|Description||Sixteen books written by Lewis Grassic Gibbon (1901-1935), regarded as the most important Scottish prose writer of the early 20th century. All were published in the last seven years of his life, mostly under his real name, James Leslie Mitchell. They include two works of science fiction, non-fiction works on exploration, short stories set in Egypt, a novel about Spartacus, and the classic 'Scots Quair' trilogy which includes 'Sunset Song'. Mitchell's first book 'Hanno, or the future of exploration' (1928) is rare and has never been republished.|
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