James Macpherson: Hoaxer or hero?

In Scotland’s Year of Stories, we investigate whether Highlander James Macpherson was really the fraudster he was made out to be, or just a very good storyteller WORDS Janice Hopper The tale of the 18th-century Ossian hoax is one of the most complex and unusual yarns of the times. It grabbed headlines, involved influential figures … Continue reading James Macpherson: Hoaxer or hero?