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Magnus Linklater

Biography

Magnus Linklater is a commentator, columnist, and former Scotland editor of The Times. He was editor of The Scotsman from January 1988 until July 1994. He was educated at Belhaven Hill School, Dunbar, and Eton College and went to Trinity Hall, Cambridge, before taking up a career in journalism, working on the Daily Express, the Evening Standard, and The Sunday Times, before moving to The Observer, where he became managing editor (news). He was appointed editor of the London Daily News in 1986, then moved to The Scotsman, which he edited for six and a half years, before joining The Times.
Mr Linklater is the author of several books on current affairs and Scottish history.

Works by Magnus Linklater

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