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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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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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Harpoon at a Venture
A shark fishery based on the tiny Hebridean island of Soay was the beginning of Gavin Maxwell’s enduring love affair with the west coast of Scotland. This, his first book, tells...
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Highland Journey
In Highland Journey, Mairi Hedderwick retraces the steps of an obscure Victorian artist, John T. Reid, who made a sketching tour around Scotland in 1876. Hedderwick, a witty and...
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Hunt For Rob Roy
David Stevenson shatters many of the myths surrounding this most charismatic figure to reveal a remarkable life - but not a heroic one. The picture of a man deeply wronged and...
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Padre Mac
From a croft in the Hebridean island of Harris to the grim confines of the Nazis' notorious prisoner-of-war camp Stalag Luft III and the hallowed Glasgow University, the life of...
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Red Rowans and Wild Honey
This sequel to Yellow on the Broom takes Betsy's story to the end of World War II. She was born in 1919 into a travelling family, and tells her own story, with the bitter and the...
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Sea Change
In Sea Change, writer and illustrator Mairi Hedderwick embarks on a six-week summer voyage from the east to the west of Scotland in the antique teak, 26-foot long cruising yacht...
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Tears For A Tinker
Traces the author's eventful life with Dave and their three children, from their earliest years together. This memoir features their adventures and achievements that are interspersed...
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