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About meI was born in the Highlands of Scotland, went to school in Glasgow, and presently I live in England. Nowadays I only read to be entertained and I'm unlikely to offer any reviews or criticisms.
About my libraryThe books are mostly the results of my travels, education in literature and reading modern book reviews.
Favorite authorsKate Atkinson, Julian Barnes, Simone de Beauvoir, Alan Bennett, William Boyd, Robert Burns, Truman Capote, E. L. Doctorow, Ralph Ellison, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Ernest Hemingway, D. H. Lawrence, Laurie Lee, Gabriel García Márquez, William McIlvanney, Denise Mina, Toni Morrison, Muriel Spark, John Steinbeck, Rose Tremain (Shared favorites)
Real nameAlastair MacPherson
Account typepublic, lifetime
Member sinceSep 24, 2006
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