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  • Cover scan of The Cheviot, The Stag And The Black, Black Oil
    The Cheviot, The Stag And The Black, Black Oil
    John McGrath - Paperback - Bloomsbury
    Written during the 1970s, John McGrath's winding, furious, innovative play tracks the economic history and exploitation of the Scottish Highlands from the post-Rebellion suppression of the clans to the story of the Clearances.
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    The Caveman
    Jørn Lier Horst - Paperback - Sandstone Press
    The Fourth William Wisting Mystery. Only three houses away from the policeman's home, a man has been sitting dead in front of his television set for four months. There are no indications that anything criminal has taken place. Viggo Hansen was a man nobody ever noticed, even though he lived in the midst of a close-knit community. His death doesn't hit the headlines, but there is something about the case that catches the attention of William Wisting 's journalist daughter, Line, and she decides to write a newspaper article with a different twist for the festive season: the portrait of a completely anonymous and obscure person whose death goes unremarked and unmourned.
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    Ceremony
    James Oswald - Hardback - Michael Joseph
    The fifth novel in James Oswald's Inspector McLean series set in Edinburgh. Inspector Tony McLean returns in the latest dark and grisly chapter in the series.
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    The Chancery Lane Conspiracy
    Joan Lingard - Paperback - Catnip
    When Elfie's best friend, Joe, starts work as a clerk in her father's office, Elfie is delighted. Unfortunately, Joe's not the only new person working in the lawyer's office in Chancery Lane. Mr Trelawney's bigoted partner Mr Basildon-Blunt takes an instant dislike to Joe and worse, he seems to have some hold over Elfie's father.
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    Cinema Of The Dark Side: Atrocity And The Ethics Of Film Spectatorship
    Shohini Chaudhuri - Hardback - Edinburgh University Press
    A few days after 9/11, US Vice-President Dick Cheney invoked the need for the USA to work 'the dark side' in its global 'War on Terror'. 'Cinema of the Dark Side' explores how contemporary cinema treats state-sponsored atrocity, evoking multiple landscapes of state terror.
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    Classes Of Ladies Of Cloistered Spaces: Writing Feminist History Through Biography In Fin De Siècle Egypt
    Marilyn Booth - Hardback - Edinburgh University Press
    Zaynab Fawwaz (c.1860-1914) was a forceful voice in support of women's rights to education and work choices in colonial-era Egypt. This book explores the writing and influence of her landmark piece - the first Arabic-language global biographical dictionary of women.
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    The Concept Of The State In International Relations: Philosophy, Sovereignty And Cosmopolitanism
    - Hardback - Edinburgh University Press
    The concept of the state plays a central role in international relations, particularly in realist and neo-realist approaches. Yet, the meaning of the state is persistently taken to be self-evident by both advocates of the sovereign state and its critics. This volume counters this trend. It systematically considers the nature of the state, the concept of sovereignty and the challenges globalisation and cosmopolitanism.
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    A Celtic Miscellany: Translations From The Celtic Literatures
    - Paperback - Penguin Classics
    Drawing on the prose and poetry of all six Celtic languages, A Celtic Miscellany reflects the depth and diversity of Celtic literature, providing an insight into the Celtic mind from earliest times to the 19th century.
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    Cold Feet At Christmas
    Debbie Johnson - Paperback - HarperImpulse
    Running out on your wedding shouldn't be this much fun! A remote Scottish castle on a snowy Christmas Eve. A handsome husband-to-be. A dress to die for. It should have been the happiest day of Leah Harvey's life - but the fairytale wedding turns sour when she finds her fiance halfway up the bridesmaid's skirt just hours before the ceremony! Fleeing the scene in a blizzard, Leah ends up stranded at the nearest cottage, where she collapses into the arms of its inhabitant - a man so handsome she thinks she must have died and gone to heaven! And when Rob Cavelli suddenly finds himself with an armful of soaking wet, freezing cold, and absolutely gorgeous bride on the run, he's more than happy to welcome her into his snowbound cottage this Christmas.
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    Clean Kill
    Jack Coughlin - Paperback - Macmillan
    On the outskirts of Edinburgh, Prince Abdullah of Saudi Arabia and the Israeli Foreign Minister are about to sign an historic peace treaty - that is, until their meeting is violently interrupted by a missile strike that leaves the Foreign Minister dead and the Prince injured. Gunnery Sergeant Kyle Swanson is immediately called to the UK.

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