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Glasgow: A Portrait
By Roy Firth
lasgow has emerged into the 21st century as one of the world’s most dynamic and vibrant cities. Over the course of the last 30 years it has shed its reputation as a decaying, grey, post-industrial ‘no mean city’. But even when Glasgow was being shunned b ...
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By Seton Gordon
ne of Seton Gordon's greatest works concentrates on the Hebrides of Scotland in the post-First World War years as the islands tried to regain their composure and re-establish their social order. Gordon's prose recounts not only the way of life of the peo ...
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Adventures on the Roof of the World 1942-72
uring the twilight years of the British Raj Trevor Braham spent much of his boyhood in India where, in the mid-1930s, he attended a boarding school in Darjeeling for four years. Dwelling within sight of the magnificent spectacle of Kangchenjunga and its ...
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If The Corncrake Calls
By Ian Niall
hen the Scottish writer John McNeillie died on the 24th June 2002 aged 85, he left behind a legacy of over 40 books, several of them minor classics, and several decades of weekly journalism in the dentist's favourite sedative, Country Life. Almost all w ...
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Meetings On The Edge
A High-Level Escape from Office Routine
eetings On The Edge is a travel memoir by Mags MacKean, a once-frustrated journalist for the BBC, who took the plunge and abandoned a ten-year career to follow her dream to become a mountaineer. The book explores the impact of a solitary journey as well ...
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