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  • Hardback | Pub: 09 Nov 2016
    £14.99 £11.99

    A Scots Quair is revolutionary – innovative in its form, deft and humorous in its use of the Scots language, courageous in its characterisation and politics. Central to the trilogy is Chris Guthrie, one of the most remarkable female characters…

  • Paperback | Pub: 21 Apr 2006
    £7.99 £6.39

    Faced with the choice between her harsh farming life and the seductive but distant world of books and learning, the spirited Chris Guthrie decides to remain in her rural community. But as the devastation of the First World War leaves her life-and…

  • Paperback | Pub: 11 Jul 2019
    £8.99 £7.19

    ‘The Starberths die of broken necks’ goes the legend in the village of Chatterham . . . The Starberth family governed the now-abandoned Chatterham prison for many years, and each male heir must spend the night of his twenty-fifth birthday there,…

  • Paperback | Pub: 17 May 2011
    £6.99 £5.59

    Recently returned from South Africa, adventurer Richard Hannay is bored with life, but after a chance encounter with an American who informs him of an assassination plot and is then promptly murdered in Hannay’s London flat, he becomes the obvious…

  • Paperback | Pub: 12 Apr 2018
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    With an introduction by Christopher Hitchens. Richard Hannay is tasked to investigate rumours of an uprising in the Muslim world and takes off on a hair-raising journey through German-occupied Europe to meet up with his old friend Sandy Arbuthnot in…

  • Paperback | Pub: 08 Mar 2018
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    Recalled from active service on the Western Front, Richard Hannay is sent undercover on a crucial secret mission to find a dangerous German agent at large in Britain. Disguised as a pacifist, Hannay travels from London to Glasgow to the Scottish…

  • Paperback | Pub: 29 Jun 2010
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    After distinguished service in the First World War, Richard Hannay settles into peaceful domesticity with his wife Mary and their young son. However, news comes to him of three kidnappings. With no more than a few tantalisingly cryptic lines of…

  • Paperback | Pub: 29 Jun 2010
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    A long-forgotten promise made by Richard Hannay finds him honour-bound to resolve a violent vendetta in which the lives of a young father and his daughter are in danger from unscrupulous and desperate men. Hannay sets out on a high-octane chase from…

  • Paperback | Pub: 12 Apr 2018
    £6.99 £5.59

    The Power House is the first adventure of the classic Buchan hero, the prosperous Scots lawyer and MP Sir Edward Leithen, whose measured daily routine of ‘flat, chambers, flat, club’ is enlivened by the sudden disappearence of Charles…

  • Paperback | Pub: 09 May 2019
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    When Anthony Lammas, minister of the Kirk and Professor of Logic at St Andrews University, leaves his home town for London on business, he little imagines that within two days he will be deeply entangled in a web of mystery and intrigue. But…

  • Paperback | Pub: 27 Jun 2019
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    Thorfinn Ragnarson is the daydreaming son of a tenant farmer, avoiding both work and school despite the best efforts of family, friends and neighbours. Instead, the boy dreams up elaborate historical fantasies of himself as a Viking traveller, a…

  • Paperback | Pub: 27 Jun 2019
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    Bestowed at birth with two gifts, an ivory flute and a bag of silver and gold coins, a young girl wanders through time. She is destined to pursue the dragon of war and before he consumes the world in flames, subdue him not with violence but music….

  • Paperback | Pub: 27 Jun 2019
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    These two long stories are set, like most of George Mackay Brown’s work, in Orkney and in a period, the last quarter of the nineteenth century, when the pattern of island life, little changed since Viking times, was beginning to be threatened. The…

  • Paperback | Pub: 27 Jun 2019
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    First published in 1973 by the Hogarth Press, Magnus is George Mackay Brown’s tour de force – his most poetic and innovative book. He links the twelfth-century story of the saintly Earl Magnus of Orkney’s brutal murder at the hands of his…

  • Paperback | Pub: 27 Jun 2019
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    Vinland follows the turbulent life of Ranald Sigmundson, a young boy born into the Dark Ages when Orkney was torn between its Viking past and its Christian future. Struggling to understand the conflicts of his home, Ranald seeks adventure and…

  • Paperback | Pub: 27 Jun 2019
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    Greenvoe, the tight-knit community on the Orcadian island of Hellya, has existed unchanged for generations, but Operation Black Star requires the island for unspecified purposes and threatens the islanders’ way of life. A whole host of characters…

  • Paperback | Pub: 04 Sep 2007
    £8.99 £7.19

    In “Kidnapped” (1886) and later fiction such as “The Master of Ballantrae” (1888), Stevenson examined some of the extreme and contrary currents of Scotland’s past, often projecting a dualism of both personality and…

  • Paperback | Pub: 01 Sep 2017
    £12.99 £10.39

    First imagined in the 1960s but never published, this collection of Robert Louis Stevenson’s essays, fables and short stories was imagined by Jorge Luis Borges and Adolfo Bioy Casares – a collection of their favourite works of non-fiction, short…