Finlayson, Iain (Thorburn)

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FINLAYSON, Iain (Thorburn)

FINLAYSON, Iain (Thorburn). Scottish, b. 1945. Genres: Fashion/Costume, Biography, Cultural/Ethnic topics, Literary criticism and history, Local history/Rural topics, Novellas/Short stories. Career: Writer, 1974-. Home Office, London, England, civil servant, 1970-74. Publications: Winston Churchill, Hamish Hamilton, 1983; The Moth and the Candle, St. Martin's, 1984; The Sixth Continent, Atheneum, 1986, published in England as Writers in Romney Marsh, Severn House, 1987; The Scots, Atheneum, 1987; Denim: An American Legend, Fireside, 1990; Tangier: City of the Dream, HarperCollins, 1992. Author of short stories published in the Literary Review; contributor of book reviews and feature articles to national newspapers and magazines since 1974. Translator of poetry. Address: c/o Deborah Rogers, Rogers, Coleridge & White Ltd., 20 Powis Mews, London W11 1JN, England.