(born 1965 - ) - Ayr
Toni Davidson lives and works in Glasgow, but was born in Ayr in 1965. He has written two books - the novel Scar Culture, one of The List's 100 Best Scottish Books of All Time, and the short story anthology The Gradual Gathering of Lust. Scar Culture has been published in 14 countries around the world.
He has also contributed to and edited three important anthologies of writing - And Thus I Will Freely Sing (1989), the first collection of LGBT writing from Scotland, Intoxication: An Anthology of Stimulant-Based Writing, and Damage Land: New Scottish Gothic Fiction. He has described his writing as "forms of cultural activism".
- Add to BasketMy Gun Was As Tall As Me - Paperback
High in the Alps, Tuvol, the son of a great European humanitarian crawls into a snow hole in an attempt at death. Saved from suicide, he leaves his family to try and help those whose lives have been shattered by war.
- Add to BasketScar Culture - Paperback
Two renegade psychiatrists on opposite sides of the Atlantic attempt to use controversial and untested methods of treatment on two case studies of extreme child abuse. The result is a breathtaking tour de force of a novel.