Electric Shepherd: A Likeness of James Hogg

Electric Shepherd: A Likeness of James Hogg

Karl Miller
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Author:  Karl Miller
Condition:  New
Format:  Paperback
Pages:  416
Publisher:  Faber & Faber
Year:  2005
ISBN:  9780571218172

A dazzling portrait of the life and times of James Hogg.

Electric Shepherd is a likeness of James Hogg, Scottish Borderer and international literary star, who shared an epoch and an environment with Walter Scott. His novel, the Confessions of a Justified Sinner, is one of the great works of European Romanticism.

'Miller's writing seems to breathe the air of the period so steadily and so deeply that the reader might occasionally experience a part of himself venturing forth to mingle with the multitude of personalities on display.'

Andrew O'Hagan, Telegraph