Eric Linklater
(1899-1974)

Died aged 75

Eric Robert Russell Linklater (8 March 1899 – 7 November 1974) was a Welsh-born Scottish writer of novels and short stories, military history, and travel books. For The Wind on the Moon, a children's fantasy novel, he won the 1944 Carnegie Medal from the Library Association for the year's best children's book by a British subject.

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Eric Linklater 1899-1974 Author and Poet Rector 1945 - 1948

Elphinstone Hall, High Street, Aberdeen, United Kingdom where they worked