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44 Scotland Street (#1 44 Scotland Street)

44 Scotland Street (#1 44 Scotland Street)

Author(s): Alexander McCall Smith

Location(s): Edinburgh

Genre(s): Fiction, Humour

Era(s): Modern



First in the series. The stories are centred around the residents of a house in Edinburgh, and offer slices of life through the different characters who live there and whose lives overlap. (A note in the introduction that this idea for this series began at a party given by Amy Tan and in a conversation with Armistad Maupin and originally these stories appeared in a newspaper …)

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a hilarious yet sharply insightful tale of middle-class Edinburgh … a joyous, charming portrait of city life and human foibles (SUNDAY EXPRESS )

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Enter the 2021TripFiction 'Sense of Place' Creative Writing Competition!

A story in which the location plays as important a role as the rest of your words.

2,500 word maximum, 750 word minimum

Judges include Victoria Hislop and Rosanna Ley

First Prize of £1,000 / US$1,350

Prizes total £1,750 / US$2,362 

Winning entry published on TripFiction site and publicised on Social Media

Entries close 6th November 2021