Blessed with legendary status, Edinburgh has attracted, merchants, sailors, soldiers, philosophers, politicians, academics, bankers, writers, artists and of course millions of visitors from all over the world for nearly ten centuries. The current political focus on the "Athens of the North", the seat of the Scottish Parliament, is as never before.
In Edinburgh - award-winning Scottish landscape photographer Allan Wright, and Scottish writer Gerda Stevenson jointly deliver a stunning concoction of photographs and poetry which will delight - and enlighten the many who flock to Edinburgh at different times of the year. A visual and verbal feast, this book cleverly observes the city's architecture, history and heritage and its residents, while also offering a fresh and timely perspective on the place. Wright's photography is complemented by the prose and the poetry of Scottish author, actor and director Gerda Stevenson.