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W.S. Graham

Books by this author: The Nightfisherman
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  • William Sydney Graham (1918-1986) was born in Greenock in 1918. In 1938, after completing an apprenticeship in engineering, he went to study philosophy and literature at Newbattle Abbey. Starting out in a caravan in Cornwall in 1943, he dedicated his life to writing. His work includes The Nightfishing, and Malcolm Mooney's Land (1970) and Implements In Their Places (1977).
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