"Compton Mackenzie novels"
Compton MacKenzie
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Compton Mackenzie (1883-1972) was a Scottish novelist best known for his works Whisky Galore (1947) and The Monarch of the Glen (1941). He wrote autobiographical works as well as biographies, histories, literary criticism, satires, children's stories and poetry.

His work was an influence on later writers such as F. Scott Fitzgerald, George Orwell and Henry James.