Welcome to the website of Dundee author George Burton

Publisher: Kelsoprint

You have found the homepage of George Burton Books giving information about Dundee author George Burton as well as allowing you to purchase hard copies of his five books, "Socrates the Sprinting Snail of Sorrento", an illustrated children's story for adults too, the follow-up "Bonjour Socrates!", "Wee Georgie", a childhood memoir of growing up in Dundee in the 50s and 60s, "Georgie", his memoir of his teenage years in Dundee in the late 60s and early 70s and the third in the series "George The University Years". This latest memoir covers the years 1971-76 and includes George's four years at the University of St. Andrews and his Assistantship year in Versailles, teaching English. You will find a separate page about each of the five books, a page about George himself and a page describing his present and future writing projects. Enjoy your visit.


The new memoir "George: The University Years" hit the shelves of Waterstones in Dundee in November 2019. It is now available on this site and will shortly be on sale as well on Amazon, Kindle and Gumtree.