Sunset Song by Lewis Grassic Gibbon

Set in the early 20th century in the fictional estate of Kinraddie in Scotland, the narrative follows the life of a young woman, Chris Guthrie, as she comes of age amidst the challenges of rural Scottish life. Torn between her love for the land and the pull of modernity, Chris navigates personal loss, the impact of World War I, and societal changes. The novel poignantly explores themes of identity, resilience, and the enduring connection to one's heritage, against the backdrop of the sweeping agricultural and social transformations of the time.

The 2106th greatest book of all time


Published
1932
Nationality
Scottish
Type
Fiction
Pages
300-400
Words
97,000
Original Language
English

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