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ISBN: 9781780279183
Published: 01 Aug 2024
Format: Paperback
Extent: 96
Publisher: Birlinn Ltd
Imprint: Birlinn
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About the Book

In this evocative book Iain and Anne Fraser take the reader, both visitor and resident, on a personal journey through the centre of one of the world’s most unforgettable cities. Working with four talented local artists (Irina, Cat, Keli and Catherine) they reflect the character and cultural history of Edinburgh through 80 pages and 150 beautiful and original illustrations.

Their narrative describes the split personality of Scotland’s capital city, from the subdued sophistication of a ‘dreich’ February day to the flouncy and frivolous fun of the summer festival season. The dramatic character of Edinburgh and its history are world renowned. The authors highlight their favourite parts of the city centre and include a series of quirky stories discovered during their research gleaned from some of the many books written about the city.

'Iain and Anne are just the guides you need for this tour. Their love for this city and their knowledge of its moods shine through . . .  Let them take you by the hand and lead you to the places that they think embody the city’s character. It is a delightful journey – a journey of heart and eye that captures what it is that makes people fall in love and appreciate this town, our place, our shared and cherished home' - Alexander McCall Smith


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