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Alan Burnett - Author

Allan Burnett writes books for children and adults including the acclaimed And All That series of blood-spattered historical biographies; World War 2: Scottish Tales of Adventure based on Allan's first-hand interviews; and Invented In Scotland. He contributes to a number of newspapers and magazines, having worked as a writer, features commissioning editor and deputy foreign editor at The Herald and Sunday Herald group.

Allan was born and brought up in the Western Isles, and educated at the University of Edinburgh. By night working as a caped ghost-tour guide, by day he earned a distinction for his postgraduate thesis on constitutional history and literature. These days he gets dressed up as a rogue medieval courtier or imprisoned U-Boat officer, among other guises, to tell Scottish history tales and create literacy projects with heritage sites and schools. He lives in Glasgow with his wife and daughter.

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Scottish Tales of Adventure World War I
Alan Burnett
These true stories of life in the front line of World War 1 are packed full of detail of the daring exploits of the young men who took part in them. Drawn from letters and diaries and therefore including first...
Lovereading Price: £3.99 - Saving £1.00 (20%) Featured in: 11+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 03/09/2013
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