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    Lifting The Lid: A Life At Kinloch Lodge, Skye
    Claire Macdonald of Macdonald - Paperback - Birlinn
    Claire Macdonald looks back over four eventful decades to tell the story of how she, her husband, clan chief Godfrey Macdonald of Macdonald, and their family built up Kinloch from insignificant beginnings in a remote but spectacularly beautiful corner of Skye to the great culinary institution it is today.
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    Learning From The Lasses: Geddes' Women
    - Paperback - Luath Press
    Exploring an unusual element of Sir Patrick Geddes' life, the various females that influenced him or were influenced by him, this collection of essays by Walter Stephen and other Geddesian's delve deeper into what made the great Scottish thinker the man he was.
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    Language And Identity In Modern Egypt
    Reem Bassiouney - Hardback - Edinburgh University Press
    This text examines language and identity in modern Egypt using theories from discourse analysis and sociolinguistics.
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    Love, Intimacy And Power: Marriage And Patriarchy In Scotland, 1650-1850
    Katie Barclay - Paperback - Manchester University Press
    This book explores the marital relationships of the Scottish elites, 1650-1850, looking at how they negotiated love, intimacy and power in a patriarchal culture.
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    Learning Relations
    Doreen Grant - Hardback - Routledge
    Dissatisfied with the effects of schooling on children from low-income families, Doreen Grant left her post as head of a secondary school in Liverpool and turned to research for solutions to this perennial social problem. This is a popular account of her involvement with under-privileged Glaswegian parents and children, and her attempt to address the problem of underachievement from the perspective of the home rather than the educational establishment.
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    Listening To Bach
    Pearse Hutchinson - Hardback - Gallery
    Listening to Bach has a special impact. Pearse Hutchinson in this final collection places a whole era in an alternative frame, an insistently personal narrative. He looks back over a long and unconventional career to celebrate his discoveries: of places, languages, friendships, long loves, special encounters, of solitude and family, from childhood to the coming of age and illness, confronted with gallantry and an abiding delight in the world.
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    Listening To Bach
    Pearse Hutchinson - Paperback - Gallery
    Listening to Bach has a special impact. Pearse Hutchinson in this final collection places a whole era in an alternative frame, an insistently personal narrative. He looks back over a long and unconventional career to celebrate his discoveries: of places, languages, friendships, long loves, special encounters, of solitude and family, from childhood to the coming of age and illness, confronted with gallantry and an abiding delight in the world.
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    A Lovely Way To Burn
    Louise Welsh - Hardback - John Murray
    A pandemic called 'The Sweats' is sweeping the globe. London is a city in crisis. Hospitals begin to fill with the dead and dying, but Stevie Flint is convinced that the sudden death of her boyfriend Dr Simon Sharkey was not from natural causes. As roads out of London become gridlocked with people fleeing infection, Stevie's search for Simon's killers takes her in the opposite direction, into the depths of the dying city and a race with death.
  • Cover scan of A Lovely Way To Burn
    A Lovely Way To Burn
    Louise Welsh - Paperback - John Murray
    A pandemic called 'The Sweats' is sweeping the globe. London is a city in crisis. Hospitals begin to fill with the dead and dying, but Stevie Flint is convinced that the sudden death of her boyfriend Dr Simon Sharkey was not from natural causes. As roads out of London become gridlocked with people fleeing infection, Stevie's search for Simon's killers takes her in the opposite direction, into the depths of the dying city and a race with death.
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    Lawless
    Alexander McGregor - Paperback - Black & White Publishing
    Journalist Campbell McBride's first crime book is a success, but now it's attracting some unwanted attention. McBride's going to have to return to what, when he wrote about it, seemed like a straightforward murder case - a woman strangled by her boyfriend. Otherwise, somebody he cares about might be at risk.

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