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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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A Croft in the Hills
A Croft in the Hills captures, in simple, moving descriptions, what it was really like trying to make a living out of a hill croft fifty years ago.
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A Description of the Western Islands of Scotland
One of the greatest travellers in Scotland, Martin Martin was also a native Gaelic speaker. This text offers his narrative of his journey around the Western Isles, and a mine of...
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Adrift in Caledonia
Part travelogue, part memoir this book is a unique and affectionate portrait of a sea-fringed nation and of the drifter's quest to belong.
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Alexander Macdonald  Bard
Modern poetry in Scottish Gaelic begins with the brilliant, controversial figure of Alexander MacDonald, better known as Alasdair mac Mhaighstir Alasdair. Alasdair belonged to...
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An Eye on The Hebrides (MayRP)
This is a personal record of Mairi Hedderwick's six-month solitary journey of the archipelago which forms the Western Isles of Scotland. It was on a chilly March morning that Mairi...
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An Orkney Boyhood - Flashbacks
Duncan Cameron Mackenzie was born in 1949. this is an honest and humorous memoir about his life up to the age of 16 living on Burray (3 x 5km round)- one of the Orkney Islands...
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An Trusadh - Memories of Crofting in Ardveg (IBT)
Today, Ardveg is a remote and uninhabited spot, accessible only by foot over challenging mountainous terrain, or by boat. John MacDonald was fortunate enough to have been brought...
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