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  • Anglais SY StorY

    Murray Donald S

    • Birlinn
    • 22 février 2015

    Lewisman Donald S. Murray tells in his inimitable verse and prose Stornoway's story from the days when Mesolithic people sheltered there to its present-day life as a bustling, modern harbour, casting light on men and boats, native herring girls and island visitors, the town's triumphs and tragedies....

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  • Anglais Ascension

    Dowling Gregory

    • Birlinn
    • 17 septembre 2015

    'Wonderful . . . I loved being transported to my favourite time in my favourite city' - ANDREA DI ROBILANT 'A special thriller set in the Venetian past - its colours and intrigues so vividly described'- FRANCESCO DA MOSTO When a young tour guide, Alvise Marangon, offers to help an English Grand To...

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  • Detailing every Test match ever played by the top ten international teams (Argentina, Australia, England, France, Ireland, Italy, New Zealand, Scotland, South Africa and Wales) as well as histories and head-to-head statistics for the second and third tier international teams (Canada, Fiji, Georgia, ...

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  • Anglais The Rivals

    Fraser Murdo

    • Birlinn
    • 14 octobre 2015

    The struggles of the Scottish Civil War of 1644"€«45 could easily be personified as a contest between James Graham, 1st Marquis of Montrose and Archibald Campbell, 8th Earl of Argyll. Yet at first glance there seems to be more that unites them than separates them. Both came from ancient and powerful...

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  • Anglais Set Adrift upon the World

    Hunter James

    • Birlinn
    • 15 octobre 2015

    They would be better dead, they said, than set adrift upon the world. But set adrift they were "€« thousands of them, their communities destroyed, their homes demolished and burned. Such were the Sutherland Clearances, an extraordinary episode, involving the deliberate depopulation of much of a Scot...

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  • Anglais Martyrs

    Hutchinson Roger

    • Birlinn
    • 15 octobre 2015

    In the 1830s and 1840s the district of Glendale on the island of Skye was swamped by immigrants cleared from other north Skye estates. The resultant overcrowding and over-use of land caused simmering discontent - not against the incomers, but against the landowners, who regarded their tenants as no ...

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  • Anglais Scotland

    Moffat Alistair

    • Birlinn
    • 22 septembre 2015

    Alistair Moffat's Bannockburn is a pacy account of the days leading up to the battle' - Saturday Herald 'A carefully considered account of a well-trodden historical event, Moffat enlightens and educates with an up-to-date interpretation of a battle firmly cemented in Scottish history' - Scottish Fie...

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  • Anglais Magicians of Scotland, The

    Butlin Ron

    • Birlinn
    • 24 septembre 2015

    A lively collection of poems that will entertain, move and frequently amuse . . . this book confirms [Butlin] as one of our finest contemporary poets' - Alexander McCall Smith on The Magicians of Edinburgh 'The poetical genius of Butlin . . . Ron Butlin is the voice of Edinburgh' - FringeReview.com ...

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  • Anglais The Rat Stone Serenade

    Meyrick Denzil

    • Birlinn
    • 14 avril 2016

    ‘Touches of dark humour, multi-layered and compelling’ - Daily Record It’s December, and the Shannon family are returning home to their clifftop mansion near Kinloch for their annual AGM. Shannon International is one of the world’s biggest private companies, with tendrils reaching around the globe i...

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  • Anglais Penelope's Web

    Rush Christopher

    • Birlinn
    • 24 septembre 2015

    A salt-bitten stranger from the sea, a war-torn wolf, Odysseus returns to Ithaca, crushes the claimants to his throne and bed, and confronts his wife, Penelope. But, the story does not end there, it"€™s the start of another. After years of fighting and wandering, a war hero can find home...

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  • Anglais Money

    Tris Dixon

    • Birlinn
    • 15 novembre 2015

    Floyd ‘Money’ Mayweather is one of the most successful professional boxers of all time. In September 2015 he defeated Andre Berto at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas to claim his forty-ninth professional victory in a glittering unbeaten ring career that has spanned two decades. Born into a b...

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  • Anglais No Borders

    English Tom

    • Birlinn
    • 1 septembre 2015

    'I get stressed before games sometimes. I get a fear of the feeling that you get when you lose. You'd be looking out the window of the team bus and there'd be fellas drinking pints and you'd be almost jealous. You wish you were out there with them having a sup of that pint'- PAUL O'CONNELL 'That w...

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  • Anglais Two One Three

    Meyrick Denzil

    • Birlinn
    • 1 décembre 2015

    Glasgow, 1986. Only a few months into his new job, Constable Jim Daley is walking the beat. When he is called to investigate a break-in, he finds a young woman lying dead in her squalid flat. But how and why did she die? In a race against time, Daley is seconded to the CID to help catch a serial kil...

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  • Follow the exploits of the children who go to a most unusual school ??? the sail-powered training ship Tobermory. When a film crew arrives in Tobermory Bay, Ben and Fee are invited to be extras. But their suspicions are soon aroused ??? is the film crew genuine, or are they up to something sinister?...

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  • It is said that a picture may be worth a thousand words but an old photograph can inspire many more. In this beguiling book, Alexander McCall Smith casts his eye over five chanced-upon photographs from the era of black-and-white photography and imagines the stories behind them. Who were those people...

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  • We're in the middle of a new Gin Craze. Scarcely a day goes by without an established brand offering a fresh take on their styles or, more likely, a new boutique distillery opening its doors – where gin is de rigueur.From Adnams to Zuidam; Beefeater to Bombay and London to Plymouth (and beyond)...

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  • Anglais Diego Costa

    Guillén Fran

    • Birlinn
    • 30 juillet 2015

    “Every setback, every fight, every goal. This is Costa uncovered" – Graham Hunter Summer 2014. Diego Costa has arrived for his first day as a Chelsea player and he has something he wants to say to his new team-mates. He's been practising a single, short sentence. Actually, a mission state...

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  • Anglais Sixty Degrees North

    Tallack Malachy

    • Birlinn
    • 1 juillet 2015

    'a brave book . . . and a beautiful book' - ROBERT MAC FARLA NE 'Malachy Tallack is the real deal, a writer given over to pure curiosity, honest witness and that most precious of gifts, an unselfconscious sense of wonder . . . not just a vibrant new voice, but a wise, questioning and highly sophist...

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  • Anglais Dacre's War

    Goring Rosemary

    • Birlinn
    • 16 juin 2015

    Praise for After Flodden 'A swashbuckling tale in the best tradition of adventure fiction . charged with melancholy and menace' - Times 'A highly readable tale that beautifully evokes the chaos in the aftermath of the disastrous battle' - Scottish Field 'A well-crafted tale which drives forward with...

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  • Anglais Lie of the Land

    Russell Michael F

    • Birlinn
    • 16 juin 2015

    'Fascinating debut' - David Robinson, The Scotsman Trapped in a post-apocalyptic Highland village, city journalist Carl Shewan struggles to cope with the death of the only other person who knows the truth behind this brutal new reality. As a new order asserts itself among the survivors, Carl's r...

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  • Anglais Silver Skin

    Lennon Joan

    • Birlinn
    • 16 juin 2015

    Skara Brae, Orkney, the end of the Stone Age. The sun is dying, storms batter the coast and people fear the end of the world. When Rab crawls out of the sea wearing the remains of his Silver Skin, he throws the islanders into confusion. Who is he? Why has he come? Voy, the village wise woman, is cer...

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  • Anglais The Secret Dog

    Friedman Joe

    • Birlinn
    • 16 juin 2015

    After the death of his mother, Josh goes to live with his uncle, Calum, a farmer on a remote Scottish island. Uprooted and lonely, Josh spends his free time wandering over the wild countryside and rescuing animals which are injured or ill. One day, when he finds a tiny Border collie pup left to drow...

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  • Anglais Scotland Forever!

    Gale Iain

    • Birlinn
    • 16 juin 2015

    The Battle of Waterloo in 1815 was a turning point in European history. The British and their allies led by the Duke of Wellington faced the massed forces of Napoleon. It was the French emperor's last throw of the dice after escaping from exile on Elba. One of the most iconic incidents of the battl...

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  • 'An absorbing mystery set in a Hong Kong tourists only glimpse. .. vivid and knowing' - Joseph Kanon 'Equal parts crime thriller, romance and view of China's Cultural Revolution, this novel is at its heart, a story about the burden of survival. It packs a punch' - Publishers Weekly 'Sendker's enth...

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