The Tale o Tod Lapraik
Robert Louis Stevenson’s horror story The Tale o Tod Lapraik is a masterpiece of prose written in the Scots language. Scots Hoose is delighted to present Gary Welsh’s world-class artwork in this exciting new comic version of Stevenson’s classic story of suspense and cruelty set in the Firth of Forth on the mysterious Bass Rock.
Jamie's on lockdoon at Grunny Buchan's hoose. Grunny's feedin him fish that mak him boke and his phone's run oot o data. He could be there for weeks. Doric writer Shane Strachan explores the new world Jamie and his grunny have to face together in the first short story in Scots aboot the Covid-19 crisis.
Oh, ye canna shove yer granny aff a bus. Unless it’s yer daddy’s mammy. Then push push.
I’ve been stuck wi ma Grunny for a wik noo and she’s aaready gien ma a curn o reasons tae shove her aff a double decker at high speed.
Hoast read by Shane Strachan (9.3 Mb)
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