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Scottish Cinema: Texts And Contexts
- Hardback - Manchester University Press
By providing detailed case studies of some of the biggest films of contemporary Scottish cinema, including 'Local Hero', 'Mrs. Brown', 'Morvern Callar' and others, this volume will help readers to understand the key works of the period as well as the industrial, critical and cultural contexts surrounding their creation and reception.
The Scottish Law Of Debt
- Hardback - W. Green
This new edition takes account of the many changes in the law relating to personal and corporate insolvency over the last few years. These have resulted in many new procedures for sequestration and new opportunities for corporate rescue.
- Paperback - Sloth Comics
'Steam Hammer' is a grayscale graphic novel by British comic artist Charles Cutting in world which can only be described as raw steampunk. Following the mission of a Scottish squad to rid the country of a USA invasion having occurred after the War of Independence, this extremely violent adventure is modelled on a world where steam is the main power source and Britain has become a colony of the newly formed United States.
The Strange Case Of Dr Jekyll And Mr Hyde
- Paperback - Pulp! The Classics
This dark psychological fantasy is more than a moral tale, it is also a product of its time, drawing on contemporary theories of class, evolution and criminality and the secret lives behind Victorian propriety, to create a unique form of urban Gothic.
Stirling Through Time
- Paperback - Amberley
This fascinating selection of photographs traces some of the many ways in which Stirling has changed and developed over the last century.
Scotland's Cruel Sea: Heroism And Disaster Off The Scottish Coast
- Paperback - Black & White Publishing
Disaster at sea is a poignant part of Scotland's history, and in this chilling and awe-inspiring book, bestselling author Robert Jeffrey tells the compelling stories of the victims of the ocean deeps. Car ferries, fishing boats, troopers, pleasure yachts and Navy vessels of all sorts, including submarines, have gone to the bottom. And in brave attemots to save those in danger with lifeboats, many have died.
Scotland's Finest Landscapes
- Boxed - Constable
Colin Prior is one of the finest landscape photographers in the world and one who knows the Scottish wilderness like no other. Going to extremes in order to capture the most magical qualities of a landscape, his patience and masterful eye for natural beauty have produced extraordinary images over a remarkable career. This book showcases his finest panoramas and combines them with his greatest new, unpublished images to present a beautifully-curated exhibition of work.
- Hardback - Rockport Publishers
Award-winning artist Sophia Martineck takes readers on a journey to 221B Baker St. and the compelling stories of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's Sherlock Holmes, through her luscious imagery. The stories take on a whole new meaning when accompanied by Martineck's mystical, colourful interpretations.
The Singular And Extraordinary Tale Of Mirror & Goliath: From The Peculiar Adventures Of John Loveheart, Esq.
- Hardback - Angry Robot
In the summer of 1887 my grandfather stole a clock. It was six feet high and the shape of a coffin. A little girl called Mirror and her shape-shifting guardian Goliath Honeyflower are washed up on the shores of England. Something has been wrong with Mirror since the day her grandfather locked her inside a clock. Mirror does not know what she is, but she knows she is no longer human. John Loveheart, meanwhile, was not born wicked. But after the death of his parents, he was taken by Mr Fingers, the demon lord of the underworld. Now Mr Fingers is determined to find the little girl called Mirror, whose flesh he intends to eat, and whose soul is the key to his reign.
- Paperback - Vintage Books
Aggie is struggling to make sense of her life, but she's determined to make sense of her gran's life, even if everyone else thinks she should be concentrating on other things, like her faltering marriage. Back in the family home grandmother Peggy nests at the top of the house, rarely leaving her room. She says she's making her way to heaven, but when Aggie moves in again she soon realises that things are far from heavenly in the Coppella household. 'Snake Road' is a tale of loss and hope.