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  • Isolation Shepherd

    Isolation Shepherd
    av Iain R. Thomson

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781780274041

    In August 1956 a young shepherd, his wife, two-year-old daughter and ten-day-old son sat huddled in a small boat on Loch Monar in Ross-shire as a storm raged around them. They were bound for a tiny, remote cottage at the western end of the loch whic…

  • The Chain Bridge Honey Bible

    The Chain Bridge Honey Bible
    av Liz Ashworth

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781780273440

    The earliest evidence of honey being enjoyed in Scotland dates back to 1000 years BC - an Iron-age beaker that once contained mead was found in a burial chamber in Fife. Since before history, honey has added delicacy and sweetness to the Scottish di…

  • The Vatersay Raiders

    The Vatersay Raiders
    av Ben Buxton

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841585536

    All they wanted was land: land for crofting and land on which to build a house. In 1908, ten desperate men from the islands of Barra and Mingulay in the Western Isles were imprisoned for refusing to leave the island of Vatersay which they had raided…

  • If Hitler Comes

    If Hitler Comes
    av Gordon Barclay

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781843410621

    Between May 1940 and the summer of 1941 the British people expected a German invasion that, had it succeeded, would have enslaved them into the Nazis' racist war. This period saw an unparalleled effort to prepare the defence of the UK against invasi…

  • Darien

    av John McKendrick

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781780275031

    The Company of Scotland and its attempts to establish the colony of Caledonia on the inhospitable isthmus of Panama in the late seventeenth century is one of the most tragic moments of Scottish history. Devised by William Paterson, the stratagem was…

  • To The Hebrides

    To The Hebrides
    av Samuel Johnson

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781780270319

    Samuel Johnson and James Boswell spent the autumn of 1773 touring through the Lowlands and Highlands of Scotland as far west as the islands of Skye, Raasay, Coll, Mull, Inchkenneth and Iona. Both kept detailed notes of their impressions, and later p…

  • The Secrets of Rosslyn

    The Secrets of Rosslyn
    av Roddy Martine

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781780274089

    Nestling in an exquisite glen just seven miles from the centre of Edinburgh, Rosslyn Chapel is one of the world's most extraordinary places. Ever since it was built in the mid fifteenth century it has cast a mesmerising spell over all who have visit…

  • Edinburgh: Mapping the City

    Edinburgh: Mapping the City
    av Chris Fleet

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781780272450

    Maps can tell much about the story of a place that traditional histories fail to communicate. This is particularly true of Edinburgh, one of the most visually stunning cities in the world and a place rich in historical and cultural associations. Thi…

  • Islay Voices

    Islay Voices
    av Jenni Minto

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781780275765

    Many travellers have had their imaginations captured by the beautiful Hebridean island of Islay and have been moved to write about it, among them the renowned Thomas Pennant and Martin Martin. But Ileachs - the natives of Islay - have also been insp…

  • Islay Voices

    Islay Voices
    av Jenni Minto

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781780272917

    Many travellers have had their imaginations captured by the beautiful Hebridean island of Islay and have been moved to write about it, among them the renowned Thomas Pennant and Martin Martin. But Ileachs - the natives of Islay - have also been insp…

  • The White Rose of Gask

    The White Rose of Gask
    av Freeland Barbour

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781780276113

    Carolina Oliphant, Lady Nairne, a contemporary of Robert Burns, wrote over 80 songs which enjoyed great popularity during her lifetime and still do so up to the present day. They are some of Scotland's most famous traditional songs - including 'Char…

  • The Wall

    The Wall
    av Alistair Moffat

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781780274553

    Hadrian's Wall is the largest, most spectacular and one of the most enigmatic historical monument in Britain. Nothing else approaches its vast scale: a land wall running 73 miles from east to west and a sea wall stretching at least 26 miles down the…

  • Some People are Crazy

    Some People are Crazy
    av John Neil Munro

    Storpocket - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846974984

    Described by Empire Magazine as 'Britain's best ever blues singer', John Martyn was one of rock music's last real mavericks. Despite chronic addiction to alcohol and drugs, he produced a string of matchless albums. Loved by fans and critics, loathed…

  • Where the Whaups are Crying

    Where the Whaups are Crying

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841581491

    This anthology of Scottish writers and writing includes work by John Buchan, Walter Scott, Thomas Carlyle, James Boswell, Daniel Defoe, John Welsley, J.M. Barrie and John Keats. Also included are a range of anecdotes and non fiction concerning the a…

  • Young Soul Rebels

    Young Soul Rebels
    av Stuart Cosgrove

    Storpocket - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846973932

    Nothing will ever compare to the amphetamine rush of my young life and the night I was nearly buggered by my girlfriend's uncle in the Potteries...The opening line of Stuart Cosgrove's Young Soul Rebel sets up a compelling and intimate story of nort…

  • Scottish Customs

    Scottish Customs
    av Margaret Bennett

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841582931

    A highly readable and absorbing anthology of traditional Scottish customs and rites of passage, Scottish Customs from the Cradle to the Grave draws upon a broad range of literary and oral sources. Scotland has been fortunate to have written accounts…

  • A Drunk Man Looks at the Thistle

    A Drunk Man Looks at the Thistle
    av Hugh MacDiarmid

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846970269

    Kenneth Buthlay's edition of "A Drunk Man Looks at the Thistle" is widely considered to be the best edition of all and provides extensive commentary and notes, taking the reader through MacDiarmid's complex and often opaque use of language. The drun…

  • Sikkim

    av Andrew Duff

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781780275628

    This is the true story of Sikkim, a tiny Buddhist kingdom in the Himalayas that survived the end of the British Empire only to be annexed by India in 1975.It tells the remarkable tale of Thondup Namgyal, the last King of Sikkim, and his American wif…

  • The Free Fishers

    The Free Fishers
    av John Buchan

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846970658

    When Anthony Lammas, minister of the Kirk and Professor of Logic at St Andrews University, leaves his home town for London on business, he little imagines that within two days he will be deeply entangled in a web of mystery and intrigue. But he's no…

  • The Caledonian Canal

    The Caledonian Canal
    av A.D. Cameron

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841584034

    Telford's plan, to connect Loch Ness, Loch Oich and Loch Lochy with each other and the sea, was a huge undertaking which brought civil engineering to the Highlands on a heroic scale. Deep in the Highlands, far from the canal network of England, engi…

  • Glasgow: The Autobiography

    Glasgow: The Autobiography

    Storpocket - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781780274812

    Glasgow: The Autobiography tells the story of the fabled, former Second City of the British Empire from its origins as a bucolic village on the rivers Kelvin and Clyde, through the Industrial Revolution to the dawning of the second millennium. Arran…

  • William Wallace

    William Wallace
    av Andrew Fisher

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841585932

    By no means prepared by birth, education or training for leadership, Wallace nevertheless rose to prominence during the Wars of Independence, leading forces which broke the sequence of English victories and re-energising and inspiring his countrymen…

  • Arran

    av Alan McKirdy

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781780273693

    The Isle of Arran dominates the Firth of Clyde. A favourite haunt of holidaymakers, it is also a place of fascination for the geologist, offering a huge variety of rocks that represent a massive slice through geological time. From the ancient bent a…

  • Walking the Border

    Walking the Border
    av Ian Crofton

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781780273082

    In this book Ian Crofton makes a journey on foot from Gretna Green in the southwest to Berwick in the northeast, following as close as possible the Anglo-Scottish Border as it has been fixed since the union of the crowns in 1603. Much of the line of…

  • The West Highland Way

    The West Highland Way
    av Bob Aitken

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781780275192

    Opened in 1980, the West Highland Way was Scotland's first Long Distance Route and remains the most popular, with more than 15,000 walkers tackling it each year. It runs from Milngavie, on the outskirts of Glasgow, to Fort William. The 152km route p…

  • #UntitledTwo


    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846973536

    This anthology promises more of the up-and-coming and established names in British poetry, who have all shared the Neu! Reekie! bill. Many of the works are new, many are favourites read at the events; all are savoured, sublime, sumptuous voices with…

  • Touched by Robert Burns

    Touched by Robert Burns
    av Andy Hall, Alex Ferguson, Andy Hall

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841586885

    The 250th anniversary of the birth of Robert Burns will be celebrated in 2009. Touched by Robert Burns is Andy Hall's unique tribute, in words and photographs, to the great poet. Following on from the success of his "Sense of Belonging to Scotland"…

  • Journeys in the Wilderness

    Journeys in the Wilderness
    av John Muir

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841586977

    The name of John Muir has come to stand for the protection of wild land and wilderness in both America and Britain. Born in Dunbar in the east of Scotland in 1838, Muir is famed as the father of American conservation, and as the first person to prom…

  • Hymn to a Young Demon

    Hymn to a Young Demon
    av Aonghas MacNeacail

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846970023

    "Hymn to a Young Demon" is a heady burst of fresh air, with poems in both Gaelic and the poet's own English versions. It is a book which falls eloquently in two parts - 'the gift of anger' and 'the other turning' - articulated by the furious energy…

  • Magnus

    av George Mackay Brown

    Storpocket - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846975066

    First published in 1973 by the Hogarth Press, Magnus is George Mackay Brown's tour de force - his most poetic and innovative book. He links the twelfth-century story of the saintly Earl Magnus of Orkney's brutal murder at the hands of his cousin Hak…

  • The Declaration of Arbroath

    The Declaration of Arbroath
    av Edward J. Cowan

    Storpocket - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781780276458

    The Declaration of Arbroath, 6 April, 1320, is one of the most remarkable documents to have been produced anywhere in medieval Europe. Signed by 51 Scottish nobles, it confirms Scotland's status as an independent sovereign state with the right to us…

  • Dark Encounters

    Dark Encounters
    av William Croft Dickinson

    Storpocket - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846975134

    Dark Encounters is a collection of classic and elegantly unsettling ghost stories first published in 1963. A spine-tingling collection, these tales are set in the brooding landscape of Scotland, with an air of historic authenticity - often referring…

  • Tales and Tradition of the Lews

    Tales and Tradition of the Lews
    av Donald MacDonald

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841580555

    After his retirement from a career in medicine, Donald Macdonald turned his acute and wide-ranging mind to the study of the history and traditions of his native Lewis. Despite suffering from severe osteoarthritis, he was extremely active in the soci…

  • Columba and All That

    Columba and All That
    av Allan Burnett

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841585710

    "Columba And All That" is a real-life adventure packed with historical facts about the legendary Celtic saint. Join Columba as he leaves his home in Ireland for the undiscovered country of Scotland. Witness magic and miracles as Columba confronts th…

  • In Love With Death

    In Love With Death
    av Satish Modi

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781780272146

    Death is the inevitable fate of every single person on earth. How do we accept the inevitability of our own death? How do we live our lives with meaning? Will money lead us to happiness? Satish Modi examines these questions is a moving, powerful, th…

  • Britain's DNA Journey

    Britain's DNA Journey
    av Alistair Moffat

    Storpocket - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781780276298

    In an epic narrative, sometimes moving, sometimes astonishing, always revealing, Moffat writes an entirely new history of Britain. Instead of the usual parade of the usual suspects - kings, queens, saints, warriors and the notorious - this is a peop…

  • When The Clyde Ran Red

    When The Clyde Ran Red
    av Maggie Craig

    Storpocket - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781780275062

    When the Clyde Ran Red paints a vivid picture of the heady days when revolution was in the air on Clydeside. Through the bitter strike at the huge Singer Sewing machine plant in Clydebank in 1911, Bloody Friday in Glasgow's George Square in 1919, th…

  • The Hebridean Colouring Book

    The Hebridean Colouring Book
    av Eilidh Muldoon

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781780274768

    The Hebrides contain some of Scotland's most breathtaking scenery, magnificent castles, picturesque villages and towns, as well as numerous monuments and other features of interest. In this book, suitable for adults and children alike, Eilidh Muldoo…

  • The Borders

    The Borders
    av Alistair Moffat

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781780275543

    This is the story of the border: a place of beginnings and endings, of differences and similarities. It is the story of England and Scotland, told not from the remoteness of London or Edinburgh or in the tired terms of national histories, but up clo…

  • Easy Peasy!

    Easy Peasy!
    av Mary Contini

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781780275284

    Mary Contini and Pru Irvine provide over 60 recipes guaranteed to tickle the tastebuds, featuring a huge range of recipes, including a selection from other countries, not just Britain.Including clear instructions and information about the basics of…

  • Orkney & Shetland

    Orkney & Shetland
    av Alan McKirdy

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781780276076

    The archipelagos of Orkney and Shetland are the products of some of the most dramatic events which have occurred in the Earth's history.The Shetlands are the eroded roots of a vast mountain range that once soared to Himalayan heights and extended fr…

  • Shackleton's Boat Journey

    Shackleton's Boat Journey
    av Frank Arthur Worsley

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781780272092

    On August 1, 1914, on the eve of World War I, Sir Ernest Shackleton and his hand-picked crew embarked in HMS Endurance from London's West India Dock, for an expedition to the Antarctic. It was to turn into one of the most breathtaking survival stori…

  • Troubled Waters

    Troubled Waters
    av Gillian Galbraith

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846973161

    A young, disabled girl is lost on a winter's night in Leith, unable to help herself or find her way home. Someone is combing the streets, frantically searching for her. Within hours of her disappearance, a body is washed up on Beamer Rock, a tiny is…

  • Them That Live the Longest

    Them That Live the Longest
    av Charlie Allan

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841588902

    In this, the sequel to the successful The Truth Tells Twice, Charlie Allan continues the wonderful story of his family farm and surrounding community in the North-east of Scotland, as the running of the farm comes under his guidance. Filled with the…

  • A Difference of Opinion

    A Difference of Opinion

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781780276830

    Jim Sillars as a working-class schoolboy was told by the Deputy Rector at Ayr Academy that he would end up a 'common labourer', and by the Rector that he would 'make nothing of himself'. He went on to be elected an MP twice, reaching high levels of…

  • The Crinan Canal

    The Crinan Canal
    av Marian Pallister

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781780273464

    Known as 'Britain's most beautiful shortcut', the Crinal Canal runs from Ardrishaig on Loch Fyne nine miles across the Kintyre peninsula to the west coast of Scotland. Designed by John Rennie after initial survey work by James Watt in 1771, the cana…

  • Land of Mountain and Flood

    Land of Mountain and Flood
    av Alan McKirdy

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781780274973

    Scotland is justly famed for its magnificent scenery - mountains, lochs, islands, wild rocky places and sandy beaches. All this is evidence of an exciting geological history which began 3,500 billion years ago and is still continuing. The sheer dive…

  • Exploring Glasgow

    Exploring Glasgow
    av Robin Ward

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781780274546

    Glasgow is one of the most architecturally exciting cities in the world, boasting a huge variety of building styles. There are grand Victorian public buildings celebrating civic progress and pride, commercial palazzi glorifying trade and industry, g…

  • Seal Morning

    Seal Morning
    av Rowena Farre

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841586908

    At the age of 10, Rowena Farre left the security of her parents' home in India and was sent to live with her aunt on a lonely croft in the wild and remote Highlands of Scotland. This autobiography offers insight into the private affectation of the r…

  • Deirdre of the Sorrows

    Deirdre of the Sorrows
    av Kenneth Steven

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846973888

    The story of Deirdre of the Sorrows is widely known in Ireland, yet all but forgotten across the water in Scotland. This great tragic love story, which has its roots in the ninth or tenth century, is very much shared by both countries. For Deirdre,…

  • Polly's Collies Calendar 2019

    Polly's Collies Calendar 2019
    av Polly Pullar

    Övrigt - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781780275451

    The Border Collie is one of the world's most popular and intelligent dog breeds. Nature writer and photographer Polly Pullar has lived with them all her life and knows the breed intimately. This calendar features her own dogs set against spectacular…