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- Add to BasketA Passion For Nature: The Life Of John Muir
- Paperback - Oxford University Press
This is a biography of the great conservationist and founder of the Sierra Club, John Muir. It traces Muir from his boyhood in Scotland and frontier Wisconsin to his adult life in California right after the Civil War up to his death at the beginning of World War I.
- Add to BasketThe People's Act Of Love
- Paperback - Canongate
Siberia, 1919. In the outer reaches of a country recently torn apart by civil war live a small Christian sect and, stationed nearby, a regiment of Czech soldiers. Into this isolated community trudges Samarin, an escapee from Russia's northernmost prison.
- Add to BasketThe Places In Between
- Paperback - Picador
A brilliant account of a death defying walk through Afghanistan Rory Stewart's sparsely poetic, and highly acclaimed account of his walk across Afghanistan in January 2002 has been hailed as a modern classic of travel writing. Travelling entirely on foot and following the inaccessible, mountainous route, Stewart was nearly defeated by the hostile conditions. With the help of an unexpected companion and the generosity of the people he met on the way, however, he survived to report back on a region closed to the world by twenty-four years of war.
- Add to BasketPoor Things: Episodes From The Early Life Of Archibald McCandless M.D. Scottish Public Health Officer
- Paperback - Bloomsbury
What strange secret made rich, beautiful, tempestuous Bella Baxter irresistible to the poor Scottish medical student Archie McCandless? Was it her mysterious origin in the home of his monstrous friend Godwin Baxter, the genius whose voice could perforate eardrums?
- Add to BasketPure Dead Magic
- Paperback - Corgi
Wonder-nanny Mrs McLachlan arrives to sort out the Strega-Borgia children, and their parents too, but will she cope with the presence of mythical beasts in the basement, to say nothing of the unexpected arrival of four hit-men?
- Add to BasketThe Poems Of William Dunbar
- Hardback - Association for Scottish Literary Studies
Priscilla Bawcutt's edition of the poems of William Dunbar, the 16th century Scots poet, contains freshly established texts of every poem as well as a full introduction, a listing of textual variants in the early manuscripts, notes, a glossary and a list of sources.
- Add to BasketA Painted Field
- Paperback - Picador
Robin Robertson's first collection of poetry reveals him to be one of the most varied and exciting new writers to come out of Scotland.