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Folklore, myths & legends

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  • E-Book | Pub: 01 Nov 2012
    £8.99

    The Holy Grail, the kingdom of Camelot, The Knights of the Round Table and the magical sword Excalibur are all key ingredients of the legends surrounding King Arthur. But who was he really, where did he come from, and how much of what we read about...

  • Paperback | Pub: 07 Oct 2021
    £12.99

    Winner of the Saltire Society Fiction Book of the Year ‘a beguiling mixture of poetry, moving prose and magical realism’ – Stephen McGinty, The Sunday Times Jeda is a girl on the cusp of adulthood, living in Edinburgh; with a white...

  • Paperback | Pub: 02 Apr 2020
    £7.99

    They may be coated in layers of myth and pious anecdote but dig deep enough and the pioneering leaders of Celtic Christianity are revealed as reassuringly human individuals, responding to their faith by deliberately living on the edges of...

  • Hardback | Pub: 21 Oct 2021
    £35.00

    INCLUDES HUNDREDS OF NEW AND EXPANDED ENTRIES From ‘Aald Rock’ to ‘Zeenty-teenty’, A Dictionary of Scottish Phrase and Fable is an unputdownable gallimaufry of curious items embracing sayings, put-downs, insults, mottos, traditions, legends,...

  • Paperback | Pub: 15 Aug 2024
    £12.99

    Occupying the southernmost part of the largest of the Western Isles, Harris boasts some of the most ruggedly beautiful and unspoilt landscape in Scotland. In this book, Bill Lawson, who has lived on Harris for many years, not only introduces the...

  • Paperback | Pub: 06 Oct 2022
    £7.99

    A powerfully poignant tale of one of the most turbulent moments in Scotland’s history: the North Berwick Witch Trials. IT’S THE 4TH OF DECEMBER 1591. On this, the last night of her life, in a prison cell several floors below Edinburgh’s...

  • Paperback | Pub: 23 Jul 2020
    £7.99

    Let your children unleash the magic of Scotland’s myths and legends with this remarkable magic painting book!  Unveil dragons, unicorns and even Nessie with the magic paint brush! Go on a journey of discovery through this exquisite and...

  • Paperback | Pub: 03 Jun 2021
    £12.99

    First published in 1969, An Orkney Tapestry, George Mackay Brown’s seminal work, is a unique look at Orkney through the eye of a poet. Originally commissioned by his publisher as an introduction to the Orkney Islands, Brown approached the...

  • Paperback | Pub: 03 May 2016
    £14.99

    Who was Merlin? Is the famous wizard of Arthurian legend based on a real person? In this book, Merlin’s origins are traced back to the story of Lailoken, a mysterious ‘wild man’ who is said to have lived in the Scottish Lowlands in...

  • Paperback | Pub: 02 May 2024
    £6.99

    Scotland has one of the richest traditions of folklore in the world, and the nation’s greatest writers have been influenced by the country’s abundance of customs, superstitions, ghost stories and folktales. Robert Burns, Walter Scott, James Hogg...