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  • Hardback | Pub: 03 Oct 2024
    £25.00

    When the last 36 inhabitants of St Kilda, 40 miles west of the Scottish Hebrides, were evacuated in 1930, the archipelago at ‘the edge of the world’ lost its permanent population after five millennia. It has long been accepted that the...

  • Paperback | Pub: 06 Oct 2022
    £18.99

    Shortlisted for the Scottish Nature Photography Book Awards Washed by the surging waves of the Atlantic Ocean, the island chain of Scotland’s Outer Hebrides lies at the very edge of Europe. From white shell sands, peaty moors and gnarly...

  • Paperback | Pub: 06 Apr 2023
    £12.99

    In 1830, the little Hebridean island of Lismore was one of the granaries of the West Highlands, with every possible scrap of land producing bere barley or oats. The population had reached its peak of 1500, but by 1910, numbers had dwindled to 400...

  • Paperback | Pub: 23 May 2019
    £8.99

    In this book William Mackenzie records a world of local legend, folklore and superstition, and charts the changes he saw in his lifetime in agriculture, education, the Church and, of course, emigration. He recounts the history of the leading...

  • Paperback | Pub: 05 May 2022
    £12.99

    An island can be a source of escape or return, of solace or threat. In this anthology rich depictions of island flora and fauna sit alongside sightings of croft dwellers and ferry-lowpers. Expressions of affection and accounts of imprisonment and...

  • Paperback | Pub: 02 Feb 2023
    £14.99

    The islands of Scotland’s Outer Hebrides boast some of the most remote and spectacular scenery in the world. They also feature an astonishing range of mysterious structures – stone circles, beehive dwellings, holy wells and ‘temples’ from...

  • Paperback | Pub: 07 Mar 2024
    £8.99

    Early on a wartime winter’s morning in 1941, the 8,000-ton cargo ship SS Politician ran aground in the beautiful but treacherous seas of Scotland’s Outer Hebrides. Among its cargo were 260,000 bottles of whisky destined for the American...

  • Paperback | Pub: 07 Mar 2019
    £9.99

    LONGLISTED FOR THE MCILVANNEY PRIZE When reporter Rebecca Connolly is told of Roddie Drummond’s return to the island of Stoirm she senses a story. Fifteen years before he was charged with the murder of his lover, Mhairi. When he was found Not...