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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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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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Call Me Sister
Who'd have thought a missing bacon rasher and a teaspoon would play a part in advancing someone's career? It's the late '60s and Jane Yeadon has always wanted to be a district...
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Calum's Road
Calum MacLeod lived at the northern tip of the remote Scottish island of Raasay, miles from the nearest road. Over the course of fifty years he watched as neglect and decline took...
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Christian Watt Papers, The
At the age of forty-seven Christian Watt began to write down recollections of her life; she continued until her death at the age of ninety in 1923. Hers is a remarkable story,...
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Clap Hands for the Singing Molecatcher
Laughter, tragedy and dramatic incident thread their way through the life of a growing boy and the lives of the people he observes. Roderick Grant's book is not merely one of nostalgic...
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Columba
Who was Saint Columba? How did this Irish aristocrat become the most important figure in early Scottish Christianity? In seeking answers to these questions this book examines the...
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Crowdie & Cream and Other Stories
CROWDIE AND CREAM: Peopled with characters like Great Aunt Rachel, 'built like a Churchill tank and with a personality to match', these are the stories of a childhood, of the hard...
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Dolina: An Island Girl's Journey
Dolina Maclennan, well known singer, actress, and storyteller of national and indeed international renown. In this sensitive and very personal account, Dolina looks back on some...
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Driftwood and Tangle
Driftwood and Tangle is a moving and poignant memoir of life in the north-west of Scotland just after the outbreak of the Second World War. Margaret Leigh recounts the years she...
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Eriskay Where I Was Born
Angus Edward MacInnes, born at Haun, Eriskay in the Outer Hebrides in 1925, returned in his imagination to the island of his birth to create what, since its first publication in...
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Father Allan
Early on a Sunday morning in October 1905, in Eriskay, one of the smallest and most isolated of Hebridean islands, a forty-five year old Catholic parish priest died of pleurisy...
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Final Curtsey, The
This is the intimate and revealing biography of Margaret Rhodes, the first cousin of Queen Elizabeth II and the neice of Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother. Margaret was born into...
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For The Islands I Sing
George's memory is inseparable from Orkney, where he was born the youngest child of a poor family and which he rarely left. His mother was a beautiful woman who spoke only Gaelic...
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Furrow Behind Me
Angus MacLellan was regarded throughout his own lifetime as one of Scotland's finest traditional Gaelic storytellers. Reminiscences of his life were first recorded - on tape in...
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