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- Paperback - Lutterworth
John Knox has suffered in this century from that trick of the popular imagination that seizes on one aspect of the popular imagination that seizes on one aspect of a historical figure and elevates it into the whole man. At one time he was the foremost Scottish genius, but in our day there have been those who would have us believe that he was a ranter, an iconoclast and perhaps a hypocrite. The author of this biography has sought to find the truth between these two extremes.
Jack Vettriano: A Retrospective
- Paperback - Glasgow Museums
This limited edition exhibition catalogue accompanies the first retrospective exhibition of Jack Vettriano's work in the UK, held at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum in Glasgow, 21st September 2013 - 23rd February 2014. The catalogue illustrates over 120 of the artist's paintings, ranging in date from 1992 to 2012 and including Vettriano's most famous works.
Jokes Cracked By Lord Aberdeen
- Hardback - The Friday Project
'Jokes Cracked by Lord Aberdeen' is the least funny joke book ever written. This beautiful facsimile hardback is a perfect present for relatives you hate, your humourless aunt, and any Scots you know. This edition will bring Lord Aberdeen's dour attempts at humour to a new generation.
- Hardback - Mainstream Publishing
John Bellany is the most influential Scottish painter since World War 2, re-establishing a narrative, figurative art at a time when Modernism and abstraction seemed invincible.
Judge Dredd: The Complete Case Files
- Paperback - 2000 AD
Mega-City One: the future metropolis bustling with life and every crime imaginable. Keeping order are the Judges, a stern polic force acting as judge, jury and executioner. Toughest of all is Judge Dredd. He is the law and these are his stories.
Job Seeking Skills: A Guide For Young People And Their Advisers
- Paperback - Gateway
This guide provides general information on job seeking skills, and includes worksheets which will help the user through the various stages of job hunting.
Jack Shian And The Mapa Mundi
- Paperback - Black & White Publishing
The Shian Quest continues ... The Brashat may have been banished and the King's Chalice returned safely into the Congress's hands, but Jack and the other Shian are soon to have other worries to contend with. Trouble is brewing and the Kildashie have arrived on the scene. Jack and his grandfather go to seek the advice of the enchantress Tamlina, only to find her dying. Her last words are to seek the 'Mapa Mundi', the great Shian treasure that shows believers their true path.
John Adam: The Mulbuie Murderer
- Paperback - Umbria
This is an account of the last public hanging, on 16th October 1835 in Inverness, the capital of the Scottish Highlands. The man on the gallows was John Adam, known as The Mulbuie Murderer. Graham Clark relates who John Adam was and his motives for the murder of one of the two women with whom he was in relations - his intention to dispense with the woman who was the richest - a classic case of a love triangle ending in tragic circumstances. There was no doubt of John Adam's guilt, although most of the evidence was circumstantial. The author traces his early life, and the traits that led to his execution.
- Paperback - AuthorsOnLine
Women's lives changed dramatically during the Second World War. This heartwarming story follows the fortunes of Jean Winter, a newly qualified teacher from the east end of Glasgow, from what might have been a very normal existence as a married Scottish woman, to something quite different. As the wife of a prisoner of war, Jean decides to join the Wrens rather than teaching.
John Buchan: Model Governor General
- Hardback - Dundurn
An accomplished Scottish thriller writer, journalist, soldier, spy, and Member of Parliament, John Buchan, 1st Baron Tweedsmuir, was Canada's governor general from 1935 to 1940 and helped draw Canada, Britain, and the United States closer together during the perilous days before and at the start of the Second World War.