Grassic Gibbons 'Sunset Song' is increasingly recognised as a great novel, and is now used as a 'set book' for Scottish school exams.
But there is very little published material to aid pupils, parents, and even teachers, in discussing this important novel.
It was a joy to find this slim pamphlet, which has been around, inconspicuously, for a while, to assist our son. Douglas Young, the author was able to pitch his reasonable-length analysis at mature schoolchildren, using plain language, rather than indulge in a prolonged, sophisticated literary critique. He not only lays the book open, but generates enthusiasm in his target readership, clearly fifth year pupils/students, for… Read more