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    Angus Watson’s Essential Gaelic-English and English-Gaelic dictionaries are well-established as one of the leading dictionaries of the Gaelic language.This combined dictionary is ideal for learners of Gaelic at all levels, and its generous...

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    ‘Sixty Degrees North is a story that we tell, both to ourselves and to others. It is a story about where – and perhaps also who – we are.’The sixtieth parallel marks a kind of borderland. It wraps itself around the lower...

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    Scottish history has been shaped and defined by a series of great battles. John Sadler gives the first full military history of Scotland for many years. From Mons Graupius to Culloden, he shows how terrain and politics shaped the campaigns and...

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    ‘Sixty Degrees North is a story that we tell, both to ourselves and to others. It is a story about where – and perhaps also who – we are.’The sixtieth parallel marks a kind of borderland. It wraps itself around the lower...

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    Do you have a baldy clue as to who the Bear and Junglies are? Fancy a day out at Fort Weetabix? Or would you rather settle down with some swedgers? If you want to understand the patter this dictionary will help you with Glaswegian!

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    When a group of vegan terrorists threaten to blow up the world’s two most important leaders along with half of Shanghai, the job somehow falls to the curmudgeonly feng shui master C.F. Wong and his over-enthusiastic assistant, Joyce, to save...

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    Ferdinand Mlambo, the youngest boy ever to become senior kitchen toto at State House, is in deep trouble. Disloyalty to Kuwisha’s Life President Ngwazi Nduka has not only cost him his prestigious job: the sinister chief steward to the...

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    Set in an unnamed place that appears to be under military rule, this novel comprises of various ‘transcribed and/or translated’ first-hand narratives of non-English speakers, reminiscent of accounts of incidents in Rwanda, Yugoslavia and...

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    This is James Kelman’s first collection of short stories – as fresh and sharp as when they first appeared from US publisher “Puckerbrush Press”. Set among the tenements and bedsits of Glasgow, they shine a light on the...

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    “Not Not While The Giro” is James Kelman’s first major collection of short stories – originally published by Polygon in 1983. The reader follows the lives of young men, social misfits, whose lives are spent waiting –...

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    This is a brilliant collection of stories set in the tenements and cheap casinos of Glasgow, Manchester and London.

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    “The Good Times” was James Kelman’s first work after winning the Booker Prize for his novel. How late it was, how late. The twenty first-person narratives portray ordinary people – men and boys facing uncomfortable truths,...

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    Passionate, exhilarating and darkly humorous, “The Burn” is an extraordinary collection of short stories by a master of paranoia and an unsurpassed prose stylist.

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    Well before Precious Ramotswe founded her Number One Ladies’ Detective Agency, as an eight-year-old girl she was already solving mysteries. Here, in this delightful, enchanting tale for children, we find out just who has been stealing her...

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    This is the seventh Dr Steven Dunbar thriller. The governments of the world know a terrorist biological attack will happen sooner rather than later. Vaccination is the only solution, but designing and producing vaccines has never been harder due to...