Stokoe Code: A109
Publisher: Faber and Faber
Date: 20th February 1948
THE SHADOW | by | NEIL M. GUNN | [space] | FABER AND FABER LIMITED | 24 Russell Square | London
[A] (8), B - H (16), 120 leaves.
p.  THE SHADOW; p.  By the same author; p.  Title page; p.  [ital] Publisher's and Printer's notices: First published in MCMXLVIII; p.  Contents; p.  FOR | JOHN AND GENE; pp. 7 - 241 Text.
5" x 7 1/2". Bound in red cloth, spine stamped in gold:
[ornament] | The | Shadow | [ornament] | Neil M. | Gunn | [space] | Faber
Richard Drew | Glasgow | 1989 (With a foreword by Dairmid Gunn)
The short story "Convalescence" which (with slight amendments) became chapter one of part one of the novel appeared in: The Scots Magazine | Dundee | October 1944 | pp. 1 - 13.
The short story "Snow in March" which was worked into the plot as a dramatic interlude appeared in: The Scots Magazine | Dundee | June 1938 | pp. 191 - 199.
An extract comprising part of pp. 145 - 146 appeared in: Glimpses of Gunn | Ann Yule and Alan Haldane | Neil M. Gunn Memorial Trust | Dingwall | 1990 | p. 26.
Whittles | Dunbeath | 2006
A letter from Faber, 23rd. July 1965, confirmed that the copyright had reverted to Gunn.
The action of the novel takes place in the countryside round Brae, where Gunn lived 1938 - 1948.
A complex story of a young girl's mental breakdown, convalescence, and fight to recover.