1 Sunset Song:

Lewis Grassic Gibbon's Depression era book is set in Aberdeenshire.

2 Whisky Galore: Compton Mackenzie's story tells the tale of ill-gotten whisky gain on a Scottish island.

3 The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie: Classic story of an Edinburgh schoolteacher by Muriel Spark.

4 Lanark: Part reality, part fantasy, written about Glasgow by Alasdair Gray.

5 Kidnapped: Robert Louis Stevenson's novel about the derring-do adventures of David Balfour.

6 Waverley: Sir Walter Scott's story about the Jacobite Rebellion of 1745.

7 The Wasp Factory: Dark book by Iain Banks about an obsessive teenager on a remote Scottish island.

8 Trainspotting: Irvine Welsh's uncompromising story of drugs - made into an award-winning movie.

9 No Mean City: By Alexander McArthur, the story of the razor gangs and hard men of 1930s Gorbals.

10 The Thirty-Nine Steps: John Buchan's story about the adventures of Richard Hannay has spawned several film versions.