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  • The Blood of the Martyrs

    The Blood of the Martyrs
    av Naomi Mitchison

    Storpocket - 1990 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780862411923

    Introduced by Donald Smith. Set in Rome during Nero's reign of terror, The Blood of the Martyrs is a disciplined historical novel tracing the destruction of one cell of the early church. With a cast of slaves, ordinary Roman people, exiles and enter…

  • Wild Harbour

    Wild Harbour
    av Ian MacPherson

    Storpocket - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780862412340

    This is the world of universal future war. Faced with the threat of bombs, bacteriological warfare and poison gas, a married couple whose pacificism complels them to opt out of 'civilisation', take to the hills to live as fugitives in the wild. Plai…

  • Three Scottish Poets

    Three Scottish Poets
    av Edwin Morgan

    Storpocket - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780862414009

    MACCAIG * MORGAN * LOCHHEAD This book contains a selection of the finest work from three of Scotland's best-known and best-loved poets: Norman MacCaig, Edwin Morgan and Liz Lochhead. They have fascinated and charmed thousands of readers and listener…

  • Grey Granite

    Grey Granite
    av Lewis Grassic Gibbon

    Storpocket - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780862413125

    Chris Guthrie and her son, Ewan, have come to the industrial town of Duncairn, where life is as hard as the granite of the buildings all around them. These are the Depression years of the 1930s, and Chris is far from the fields of her youth in Sunse…

  • Ane Satyre of the Thrie Estaitis

    Ane Satyre of the Thrie Estaitis

    Storpocket - 1990 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780862411916

    The Thrie Estaitis was first performed in the mid-sixteenth century to an audience of royalty and commoners alike. With its high style and penetrating political satire, it pressed for reform in Church and State and even in kingship itself with a hil…

  • City Of Dreadful Night

    City Of Dreadful Night
    av James Thomson

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780862414498

    In this haunting poem from the latter part of the nineteenth century, Scots-born writer James Thomson anticipated the modern age's nightmare vision of the city as a place of loneliness, alienation and spiritual despair. In contrast to the late Victo…

  • Island Landfalls

    Island Landfalls
    av Robert Louis Stevenson

    Storpocket - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780862411442

    Ill health drove Robert Louis Stevenson from Scotland; the urge for new and adventurous places drew him to the Pacific. There were those at home who would have been happier to see him purely as a spinner of the picturesque, but Stevenson could not c…

  • Magnus Merriman

    Magnus Merriman
    av Eric Linklater

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780862413132

    This hilarious novel charts the rise and fall (and perhaps the rise again) of Magnus Merriman-would-be lover, writer, politician, idealist and crofter-moved by dreams of greatness and a talent for farcical defeat. Convinced that 'small nations are s…

  • The Life Of Robert Burns

    The Life Of Robert Burns
    av Catherine Carswell

    Storpocket - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780862412920

    First published in 1930 to an unprecedented storm of protest, Catherine Carswell's The Life of Robert Burns remains the standard work on its subject. Carswell deliberately shakes the image of Burns as a romantic hero - exposing the sexual misdemeano…

  • The Early Life of James McBey

    The Early Life of James McBey
    av James McBey

    Storpocket - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780862414450

    This book is an autobiographical account of the early years of James McBey, the self-taught boy from a humble north-east village who became one of Scotland's most successful and celebrated artists. Writing with charismatic frankness and realism, McB…

  • Listen To The Voice

    Listen To The Voice
    av Iain Crichton Smith

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780862414344

    This collection of the best of Iain Crichton Smith's short fiction brings together not one but many voices, both public and private. Ranging from inner promptings towards self-discovery, through the unconscious comedy of everyday speech, to the rant…

  • Dance Of The Apprentices

    Dance Of The Apprentices
    av Edward Gaitens

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780862412975

    Caught in the melting pot of social injustice, revolution, war, and pacifism, this powerful book gives a vivid account of the experiences and struggles of a Glasgow family from the First World War and into the Depression at the end of the Twenties.…

  • Gillespie

    av J. MacDougall Hay

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780862414276

    A leech, a pirate, a predator, an anti-Christ, a public benefactor and the fisherman's friend; such is Gillespie Strang in this remarkably powerful Scottish novel. Gillespie is the harsh prophet of the new breed of Scottish entrepreneur, prepared to…

  • Scottish Enlightenment

    Scottish Enlightenment
    av Alexander Broadie

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780862417383

    The Scottish Enlightenment is one of the great achievements of European culture. In philosophy, law, economics, politics, linguistics and the physical sciences, Scots were key players in changing the way the world was viewed. And this explosion of a…

  • Linmill Stories

    Linmill Stories
    av Robert McLellan

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780862412821

    Best known as the playwright of Jamie the Saxt and Jeddart Justice, Robert McLellan has been called the finest writer of Scots prose in our time. His 'Linmill' stories were broadcast by the BBC, one of which, 'The Donegals' was made into a film. But…

  • The Makars

    The Makars

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780862418205

    The poetry of the Makars marked an extraordinary flowering of Scottish culture and the Scots language in the 15th and early 16th centuries. This magnificent anthology, introduced, edited and annotated by J.A. Tasioulas, makes available for the moder…

  • The Wilderness Journeys

    The Wilderness Journeys
    av John Muir

    Storpocket - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780862415860

    Introduced by Graham White. 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 1838, Muir is famed as the father of American conservation. This collection, including…

  • Just Duffy

    Just Duffy
    av Robin Jenkins

    Storpocket - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780862415518

    In writing Just Duffy, a novel set amidst the urban decay of Lanarkshire, Robin Jenkins has created a modern-day Confession of a Justified Sinner. Convinced of his own rectitude, appalled at the moral squalor around him, Duffy declares war on societ…

  • Tales of the South Seas

    Tales of the South Seas
    av Robert Louis Stevenson

    Storpocket - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780862416430

    sland Landfalls * The Wrecker * The Ebb-Tide Driven to the South Seas by ill health, Stevenson could not close his eyes to the impact of colonialism, the 'stirabout of epochs and races, barbarisms and civilisations, virtues and crimes'. Setting his…

  • Before Burns

    Before Burns

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841952536

    This superb anthology offers a lively and indispensable collection of poems and songs from the eighteenth century. Here are the poets who created the literary tradition of vernacular directness which Burns drew upon and shared. Before Burns includes…

  • Open The Door!

    Open The Door!
    av Catherine Carswell

    Häftad - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780862416447

    Joanna Bannerman, capricious, selfish and warm-hearted, passionately seeks life and 'loveliness'. Certainly the bustling streets of Glasgow at the turn of the century promise much greater excitement than the solid evangelical background she has know…

  • Tunes of Glory

    Tunes of Glory
    av James Kennaway

    Storpocket - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780862412234

    Lt. Colonel Jock Sinclair is a rough talking, whisky drinking soldier's soldier, a hero of the desert campaign who rose to his position through the ranks. Colonel Barrow, an officer graduate of Oxford and Sandhurst, had a wretched war in Japanese pr…

  • The Bruce

    The Bruce
    av John Barbour

    Häftad - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780862416812

    This is a full translation of the Scottish epic "The Bruce". The poem is regarded as one of the key sources for the life of Robert the Bruce. It contains detailed notes explaining and simplifying the narrative, as well as contemporary accounts. The…

  • Witch Wood

    Witch Wood
    av John Buchan

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780862412029

    Set against the religious struggles of seventeenth-century Scotland, with Montrose for the king against a convenanted kirk, John Buchan's Witch Wood is a gripping atmospheric tale in the spirit of Stevenson and Neil Munro. As a moderate Presbyterian…

  • The Grampian Quartet

    The Grampian Quartet
    av Nan Shepherd

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780862415891

    The Quarry Wood, although published well before Sunset Song, inhabits a similar world; the progress of its heroine could almost be the alternative story of a Chris Guthrie who did go to university. Compassionate and humorous, the grace and style of…

  • Land Of The Leal

    Land Of The Leal
    av James Barke

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780862411428

    This huge novel, closer in scope to a Russian epic than to any English counterpart, opens at the turn of the twentieth-century in the extreme poverty of the Rhinns of Galloway, an agicultural backwater of the southern-most part of Scotland. With a l…

  • Growing Up In The West

    Growing Up In The West
    av Edwin Muir

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841952628

    Edwin Muir - POOR TOM, J.F. Hendry - FERNIE BRAE, Gordon M. Williams - FROM SCENES LIKE THESE, Tom Gallacher - APPRENTICE. Growing Up in the West presents four very different and memorably vivid accounts of what it was to be young and growing up in…

  • Tales Of Adventure

    Tales Of Adventure
    av Robert Louis Stevenson

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780862416874

    Treasure Island/The Black Arrow/The Treasure of Franchard/Will o' the Mill/ The Sire de Maletroit's Door/The House of Eld/The Song of the Morrow Stevenson is one of the world's great storytellers. From the gripping opening of Treasure Island, to the…

  • Imagined Selves

    Imagined Selves
    av Willa Muir

    Storpocket - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780862416058

    This volume gathers together some of the real and the imagined lives of Willa Muir, one of the finest and fiercest intellectuals of her generation. Her writing is rich with paradox - although obsessively Scottish in subject and style, she resented S…

  • The Highland Lady In Ireland

    The Highland Lady In Ireland
    av Elizabeth Grant

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780862413613

    'They have made an Irishwoman of you now, and may they know the value of the daughter they adopted into their country.' Elizabeth Grant's sister The early life of Elizabeth Grant of Rothiemurchus, so memorably recorded in her Memoirs of a Highland L…