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Montrose: The Postcard Collection
- Paperback - Amberley
Beautiful postcards capture old Montrose in all its glory.
Morphological Theory And The Morphology Of English
- 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.
The Machrie Midge
- 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.
Mightier Than The Sword
- Paperback - Olida
A book about Scottish nationhood, Alexander Tait tells the dramatic story of William Wallace, the greatest warrior and martyr for Scotland's ancient liberty. He uncovers the fascinating history of the symbol which has for over 700 years represented the nation's heroic struggle for freedom and provides a revealing record of the many chapters in the Scots' relentless pursuit of self-determination.
A Million Ways To Die In The West
- Paperback - Canongate
'A Million Ways to Die in the West' pays homage to the traditional Western with a modern comic spin, following a cowardly farmer who seeks the help of a gunslinger's wife to win back the woman who left him.
- Paperback - Oxford University Press
Easy to use in the classroom or as a tool for revision, 'Oxford Literature Companions' provide student-friendly analysis of a range of popular GCSE set texts. Each book offers a lively, engaging approach to the text, covering characters, themes, language and contexts, whilst also providing a range of varied and in-depth activities to deepen understanding and encourage close work with the text.
Moonwalker: Adventures Of A Midnight Mountaineer
- Paperback - BackPage
'Moonwalker' is a unique story - the memoir of a man whose love for Scotland's mountains would override his body-clock and all conventional notions of health and safety. It is funny and touching; at once a depply personal memoir and a riotous travelogue.
Makers And Destroyers
- Paperback - Big Ride
This is a themed collection of poems looking at post-war 20th-century culture. The sensibility is Scottish and urban.
Mapping Le Tour
- Paperback - Collins
'Mapping Le Tour' charts the course of every race route in cycling's most prestigious event, including a special section on the 2014 Tour de France. It includes a map of each edition of the Tour de France, along with photographs, text on the history of the race, and lists of the stages, winners and key statistics.
Ma, Jackser's Dyin Alone
- Paperback - Mainstream Publishing
On hearing that Jackser, her childhood abuser, is seriously ill, Martha is elated, thinking that finally she will be able to watch him suffer. But in the hospital she sees a frightened, lonely old man and realises with a shock that he seems to regret his earlier actions. During her vigil, she is joined by Charlie, her little brother, then her ma and some of her other siblings. But as she sits with Jackser during his dying days, other memories come back to Martha - fleeting moments of concern and kindness, and a sense of closeness as he recalls his own tormented past in one of Ireland's industrial schools.