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Stickit Minister 125
On March 20th 1893 Crockett's first collection of short stories was published in Book form by T.Fisher Unwin. 125 years later, it's time to revisit and reappraise.
Articles and Downloads
Download from April 16th:
The Heather Lintie (the story)
Reappraisal of The Heather Lintie (article)
Synopsis of Stickit Minister and other Common Men
Article: SRC a man never destined to be 'stickit'
Review of The Stickit Minister (title story) published 1893 (previously published in The Christian Leader)
Review of The Stickit Minister's wooing (title story) published 1900
Review of The Stickit Minister Win's Through, published 1900
Download the free 60 page Stickit 125 commemorative PDF
If it's good enough for Stevenson, it's good enough for me - a consideration of the RLS/SRC relationship in connection with The Stickit Minister: (PDF download)
The Devil is in the Detail - Crockett's early correspondence with T.Fisher Unwin, publisher of The Stickit Minister: (PDF download.)
The Robert Fraser Trilogy and critical reviews
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You can also read The Stickit Minister stories as the 'Robert Fraser' trilogy online at McStorytellers from March 20th, 21st and 22nd.
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