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The Private Memoirs and Confessions of a Justified Sinner

by James Hogg

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Published by Hard Press .
Written in English


The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages150
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9871321M
ISBN 101406953547
ISBN 109781406953541

The Private Memoirs and Confessions of a Justified Sinner by James Hogg and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at THE PRIVATE MEMOIRS AND CONFESSIONS OF A JUSTIFIED SINNER JAMES HOGG (–) was born in the Ettrick Valley in the Scottish Borders. When he was seven, his father, a sheep farmer, went bankrupt and Hogg left school hardly able to read; he could only shape letters “nearly an inch in length,” he wrote later in his autobiography. For File Size: KB.

  The Private Memoirs and Confessions of a Justified Sinner by James Hogg, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(K). Book review: The Private Memoirs and Confessions of a Justified Sinner by James Hogg This is certainly a most intriguing book. I’ve know about it for some time, but never dared to read it, because I had the impression that it would be a really dark book, and indeed it is.

The Private Memoirs and Confessions of a Justified Sinner, first published in , has long been considered his masterpiece. Margot Livesey was born and grew up on the edge of the Scottish Highlands and now lives in the US. She is the author of a collection of stories and four novels: /5(29). James Hogg's Private Memoirs and Confessions of a Justified Sinner () makes that re-examination imperative and interesting. Like many other novels of the time, Hogg's is a mixture of forms: editorial and subjective accounts, eyewitness reports, "authentic" letters, diary fragments, legal documents, and traditional Scottish tales.


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