Gaun Yersel Moses!
A Lighthearted Trip through the Old Testament in Glaswegian Verse
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Who’s who and what’s what – or rather, wha’s wha and Who’s who and what’s what – or rather, wha’s wha and whit’s whit – in this inimitable selection of stories from the Bible, told in Glaswegian rhyming verse.
Gaun Yersel Moses! is a quick-witted and hilarious way into the Old Testament, complete with Moses, Joseph,Samson, David and Goliath, Jonah, Adam and Eve, and many more – all represented in fluent Glesgaspeak.
Faithful to the original text, these poems are told in a way that will have you laughing out loud. Tam White clearly enjoys the challenge of rhyming Shadrack, Meshack and Abednego, and who’s to say these three pals may not have exhibited the wit and smart language of today’s church-going Weegie?
Gaun yersel, Tam!
So gaunae dae yersel a favour, an that, an come fur a wee dauner through some o the maist pure dead brilliant stories ever telt...