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  • Cover scan of The Emergence Of Irish Gothic Fiction
    The Emergence Of Irish Gothic Fiction: History, Origins, Theories
    Jarlath Killeen - Hardback - Edinburgh University Press
    This study provides a robustly theorised and thoroughly historicised account of the beginnings of Irish gothic fiction, maps the theoretical terrain covered by other critics, and puts forward a new history of the emergence of the genre in Ireland.
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    Europe After Derrida: Crisis And Potentiality
    - Hardback - Edinburgh University Press
    Is Europe's crisis merely a financial one? By revisiting Derrida's diagnosis of the crisis of European identity, they simultaneously propose a new direction for Europe, and an alternative response to today's crisis.
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    Extraordinary People
    Peter May - Paperback - Quercus
    What has happened to Jacques Gaillard? The brilliant teacher vanished ten years ago, presumably from Paris. The mystery inspires Enzo Macleod, who reckons he can solve the puzzle by applying new science to an old case.
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    An English Bride In Scotland
    Lynsay Sands - Paperback - Avon
    Following the success of her previous Scottish romance series, Lynsay is back with a brand-new story. Fans have clamored for her recent historical novels and are sure to love more from this period.
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    Empire, Union And Reform
    Roger A. Mason - Paperback - Edinburgh University Press
    This volume focuses on a century of seismic change in the political, religious and cultural life of Scotland. It's major theme is the politics of union and multiple monarchy following the creation of a British imperial system in 1603 and the problems of Scottish autonomy and identity to which this gave rise.
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    The Emergence Of Judy Taylor
    Angela Jackson - Paperback - Canvas
    Judy doesn't seem to have a care in the world, until the day she discovers a hard lump. Following a series of nerve-wrecking tests, Judy discovers that 'everything is absolutely normal'. But instead of the anticipated wave of relief, Judy realises that 'absolutely normal' is absolutely not what she wants. She decides to stop taking the path of least resistance and faces up to the reality of what it means to change. She leaves the dependable and heartbroken Oliver for a life of uncertainties in vibrant Edinburgh, just as it emerges into summer festival mode.
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    The Eidolon
    Libby McGugan - Paperback - Solaris
    When physicist Robert Strong loses his job at the Dark Matter research lab and his relationship falls apart, he returns home to Scotland. Then the dead start appearing to him, and Robert begins to question his own sanity. Vincent Amos, an enigmatic businessman, arrives and recruits Robert to sabotage CERN'S Large Hadron Collider, convincing him the next step in the collider's research will bring about disaster. Everything Robert once understood about reality, and the boundaries between life and death, is about to change forever. And the biggest change will be to Robert himself.
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    Empire Antarctica: Ice, Silence & Emperor Penguins
    Gavin Francis - Paperback - Vintage Books
    It is said to be one of our oldest stories: a young man goes to a far-off land in search of a mythical and wondrous beast. For years, Gavin Francis yearned to go to the remotest place on our planet, to see one of the strangest beasts alive. This is how he came to spend 14 months living alongside emperor penguins as the base-camp doctor at Halley.
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    Early Rome To 290 BC: The Beginnings Of The City And The Rise Of The Republic
    Guy Jolyon Bradley - Paperback - Edinburgh University Press
    In the first few centuries of its existence, Rome developed from a minor settlement on the Tiber into the most powerful-city state in Italy. This book examines the reasons for Rome's emergence and success within a highly competitive Italian environment, and how much it owed to its neighbours. It explains how many of Rome's key characteristics, such as its powerful ruling elite, its stable political institutions, its openness to outsiders, and its intensely militaristic society, were shaped by their origins in the monarchy and early Republic.
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    East Lothian Through Time
    Liz Hanson - Paperback - Amberley
    Frequently referred to as 'Edinburgh's playground', the historic county of East Lothian stretches from the eastern edge of the city to the North Sea. Home to some of Scotland's most beautiful coastline and farmland, East Lothian is a magnet for fans of the great outdoors, its rugged countryside offering great opportunities for watersports and hiking. The coastline also boasts twenty-two golf course, including Musselburgh, the world's oldest active golf course. East Lothian's rich heritage is still very evident and author Liz Hanson showcases its unique features and how the county has changed over time.

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