Hogg was known as the Ettrick Shepherd, being born in Ettrick Forest and working as a shepherd until he went to Edinburgh in 1810. His first work of poetry to bring him any recognition was The Queen's Wake in 1813. He developed acquaintences with many of the poets and authors of the time including Wordsworth, Scott and Byron. In 1816, he was granted a farm in Yarrow and lived and farmed there for the rest of his life while continuing to write.His best known works of prose include The Three Perils of Man (1822), The Confessions of a Justified Sinner (1824) and his biographical work, Domestic Manners and Private Life of Sir Walter Scott (1834).
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The Brownie of Bodsbeck and Other Tales
The Brownie of Bodsbeck
The Hunt of Eildon
The Mysterious Bride
The Private Memoirs & Confessions of a Justified Sinner
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