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1814 : Year of Waverley
Chris Harvie’s 1814 Year of Waverley guides you through Scott’s life and exciting times including Scott’s career in Edinburgh and the Borders, as invalid, schoolboy, lawyer...
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As it Was - Sin Mar Bha -  An Ulva Childhood
In 2000, Donald W. MacKenzie wrote As It Was/Sin Mar a Bha: A Ulva Boyhood, which is a combination of autobiography and a potted history of the island. His father was a Kirk minister...
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Butt and Ben: A Highland Boyhood
Brought up in Oban at the turn of the century, Sutherland's memoirs of a privileged Highland childhood catch the last years of a society destroyed by the Great War. He captures...
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Children of the Dead End
Starting with an account of his childhood in Donegal, Ireland at the end of the 19th century, the story moves to Scotland where, living as a tramp, then working as a gang labourer...
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Cornkister Days
With a knowledge and skill that reveals his passion for the land and its people, David Kerr Cameron completes his great rural trilogy of farming life in Scotland's North-east lowlands...
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Grand Designer, The
When the third Marquess of Bute (1847 - 1900) met the renowned Gothic designer William Burges it marked the start of a lifetime's collaboration with architects and artists, producing...
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Harpoon at a Venture
A shark fishery based on the tiny Hebridean island of Soay was the beginning of Gavin Maxwell’s enduring love affair with the west coast of Scotland. This, his first book, tells...
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Highland Journey
In Highland Journey, Mairi Hedderwick retraces the steps of an obscure Victorian artist, John T. Reid, who made a sketching tour around Scotland in 1876. Hedderwick, a witty and...
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Hunt For Rob Roy
David Stevenson shatters many of the myths surrounding this most charismatic figure to reveal a remarkable life - but not a heroic one. The picture of a man deeply wronged and...
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Padre Mac
From a croft in the Hebridean island of Harris to the grim confines of the Nazis' notorious prisoner-of-war camp Stalag Luft III and the hallowed Glasgow University, the life of...
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Red Rowans and Wild Honey
This sequel to Yellow on the Broom takes Betsy's story to the end of World War II. She was born in 1919 into a travelling family, and tells her own story, with the bitter and the...
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Sea Change
In Sea Change, writer and illustrator Mairi Hedderwick embarks on a six-week summer voyage from the east to the west of Scotland in the antique teak, 26-foot long cruising yacht...
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Shetland Rambles
Victorian artist John T. Reid’s Art Rambles in the Highlands and Islands (published in 1878) first caught Mairi Hedderwick’s attention because of its beautiful engravings,...
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Strathalder: A Highland Estate
A passionate evocation of a vanishing way of life in the Scottish Highlands, Strathalder, when first published in hardcover, achieved critical acclaim both in Britain and the USA...
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