Opening with a premonition of death, this is the story of a young man's conflict with the spiritual authority of his father, of a spirit of scepticism set against an authoritarian Calvinism. It is set in the early years of the 20th century in the Highlands of Scotland.



Used availability for Neil M Gunn's The Serpent

Hardback Editions

April 1978 : UK Hardback
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Title: The Serpent
Author(s): Neil Gunn
ISBN: 0-285-62327-3 / 978-0-285-62327-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Souvenir Press Ltd
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Paperback Editions

January 2001 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Serpent (Canongate Classics)
Author(s): Neil M Gunn
ISBN: 0-86241-728-7 / 978-0-86241-728-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: Canongate Books
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April 1978 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Serpent
Author(s): Neil Gunn
ISBN: 0-285-62328-1 / 978-0-285-62328-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Souvenir Press Ltd
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January 1970 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Serpent
Author(s): Neil M Gunn
ISBN: 0-902706-00-4 / 978-0-902706-00-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: Club Leabhar
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