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    Meeting The English
    Kate Clanchy - Paperback - Picador
    Struan Robertson, orphan, genius, and just seventeen, leaves his dour native town of Cuik, and arrives in London in the freakish fine summer of 1989. His job, he finds, is to care for Phillip, dumbfounded and paralysed by a massive stroke, because, though two teenage children, two wives, and a literary agent all rattle round Phillip's large house, they are each too busy with their peculiar obsessions to do it themselves. As the city bakes, Struan finds himself tangled in a midsummer's dream of mistaken identity, giddying property prices, wild swimming, and overwhelming passions.
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    My Scotland, Our Britain
    Gordon Brown - Paperback - Simon & Schuster
    Former Prime Minister Gordon Brown looks at what lies in store for Scotland ahead of their 2014 independence referendum.
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    Mirds O Wirds: A Shetland Dialect Word Book
    - Paperback - The Shetland Times
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    May Need Rebooting
    Jonathan Meres - Paperback - Orchard
    Norm knew it was going to be one of those days when he woke up and found himself in 18th century France. If only he hadn't fallen asleep in history class! And if only he'd done his punishment exercise! And if only he could go biking instead of playing stupid football! Except Norm can't go biking. Why not? Because his bike's been stolen, that's why! Nightmare? It's worse than that ... it's an abso-flipping-lute disaster!
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    The Moaning Of Life: The Worldly Wisdom Of Karl Pilkington
    Karl Pilkington - Paperback - Canongate
    Karl Pilkington is 40-years-old. He's not married, he doesn't have kids, and he's got a job where he's known as an 'idiot'. It's time for him to take stock and face up to life's big question - what does it all mean? Karl is no stranger to travel, and now he's off on a series of madcap adventures around the globe to find out how other cultures approach life's big issues.
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    My Scotland, Our Britain: A Future Worth Sharing
    Gordon Brown - Hardback - Simon & Schuster
    'My Scotland, Our Britain' is former Prime Minister Gordon Brown's highly personal account of the nation he was born in, and our Britain, the multinational state that the Scots, English, Welsh and Northern Irish have created and share. Laying bare his family's ancestry over 300 years of the Union and explaining how it shaped his background, Brown charts what it was like growing up in Scotland in the 1950s and 1960s, and explains the influence of religion, education and Scotland's unique industrial structure on the shaping of his and Scotland's identity.
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    Modernism And The Frankfurt School
    Tyrus Miller - Hardback - Edinburgh University Press
    This book provides a focused introduction to the Frankfurt School's important attempts to relate the social, political, and philosophical conditions of modernity to innovations in 20th-century art, literature, and culture.
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    Montrose: The Postcard Collection
    Tom Valentine - Paperback - Amberley
    Beautiful postcards capture old Montrose in all its glory.
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    Morphological Theory And The Morphology Of English
    Jan Don - Paperback - Edinburgh University Press
    This introduction to morphology offers graduate students and advanced undergraduate students in linguistics an accessible entry point to the primary literature in the field of morphology.
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    The Machrie Midge
    Jill Jeffries - Paperback - Matador
    The Machrie Midge has a very short attention span; he doesn't even notice when it gets him into trouble! But will it catch him out in the end? See how he gets on inside. Welcome to the wonderful world of 'Arran Tales' where you can get to know all the colourful creatures that live on the Isle of Arran.

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