Jennie Erdal is the author of Ghosting, a memoir of her childhood in Lochgelly and of being the long-serving ghostwriter of Naim Atallah, the publisher and owner of Quartet Books. She worked for him for 20 years, first as a translator of Russian novels, then as a commissioning editor and finally as unacknowledged ghostwriter. Ghosting was chosen as a BBC Book of the Week and was shortlisted for the Saltire Scoiety First Book Award and for the JR Ackerley
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by Fife Psychogeographical Collective Today’s post is a brilliant reminder not to judge a place by its house prices. The Fife Psychogeographical Collective take a walk around from the former mining communities of Lochgelly and Lumphinnans to Cowdenbeath and uncover some of the area’s fascinating stories, stories of intellectual endeavour, political radicalism and high achieving women. This is an abridged version of an article that appeared in Fife Psychogeography in