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ISBN:0006135013
Author: James Barke
ISBN13: 978-0006135012
Title: Song in the Green Thorn Tree: A Novel of the Life and Loves of Robert Burns
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Language: English
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Publisher: HarperCollins Distribution Services; n.i. edition (March 3, 1975)
Pages: 380

Song in the Green Thorn Tree: A Novel of the Life and Loves of Robert Burns by James Barke



James William Barke was born in Selkirkshire in 1905 to Galloway parents. He worked on the Clyde shipyards and was involved in local and nationalist politics before starting his writing career. His first novel, The World His Pillow, was published in 1933, but he is best remembered for his five-volume novelization of the life of Robert Burns, which was published in 1946 beginning with Th James Barke. James William Barke was born in Selkirkshire in 1905 to Galloway parents. His first novel, The World His Pillow, was published in 1933, but he is best remembered for his five-volume novelization of the life of Robert Burns, which was published in 1946 beginning with The Wind That Shakes the Barley. The first two books in the Robert Burns quintet (Immortal Memory) were re-published in honor of the 250th anniversary of Burns' birth in 2009 by Edinburgh's Black & White Publishing.

By (author) James Barke. Although he died at the age of just 37, Robert Burns had an extraordinary life. Born into deprivation and hardship, young Robert’s intelligence and passion were obvious from an early age. This is the second book in James Barke’s quintet of novels about Robert Burns, following The Wind that Shakes the Barley. The Song in the Green Thorn Tree tells of Burns as a young poet, struggling with poverty in rural Ayrshire, and finally being parted from his lover and children as he leaves the village on his way to meet men of letters in fashionable Edinburgh. He had numerous novels published between 1933 and 1939 before he took on the ambitious task of recreating the life of Robert Burns in a series of five novels.

Series: Robert Burns (book 2). Members. Library descriptions. This is the second book in James Barke's quintet of novels about Robert Burns, following 'The Wind that Shakes the Barley'.

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The son of Galloway parents, James Barke moved to Glasgow in his teens, where he worked in the shipyards and actively participated in the local political and cultural life. He had numerous novels published between 1933 and 1939 before he took on the ambitious task of re-creating the life of Robert Burns in a series of five novels. James Barke died in 1958

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A novel of the life and loves of Robert Burns.