The House With the Green Shutters

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The House With the Green Shutters by George Douglas Brown.pdf

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Descriptions : Published in 1901 and described by George Douglas Brown as a brutal and bloody work , this bestselling classic was a furious response to what Brown called sentimental slop the representation of Scotland as a cozy rural idyll It is probably semi autobiographical Brown was illegitimate and rejected by his father and the village of Barbie is loosely based on Ochiltree in Ayr Published in 1901 and described by George Douglas Brown as a brutal and bloody work , this bestselling classic was a furious response to what Brown called sentimental slop the representation of Scotland as a cozy rural idyll It is probably semi autobiographical Brown was illegitimate and rejected by his father and the village of Barbie is loosely based on Ochiltree in Ayrshire The brutish John Gourlay is a merchant in the village of Barbie, envied and resented by the villagers because of his success, which is symbolized in his prestigious house with green shutters He dominates and bullies his family, in particular his sensitive, gifted but weak son Ultimately, his refusal to acknowledge the arrival of the railway and to adapt to the increasing industrialization of Ayrhire precipitates murder, suicide, and his family s tragic downfall










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