Scott's Book Review



Culloden

Murray Pittock

Past Present - What's New in History


Many people, including myself, who have visited the battlefield of Culloden report being underwhelmed. It amounts to little more than a rickle of stones on a...

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His Bloody Project

Graeme Macrae Burnet

Fantastic Fiction - Escapes to other places and other times


Subtitled ‘Documents relating to the case of Roderick Macrae’, His Bloody Project contains the memoir of a 17-year-old crofter, written while...

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The Living Mountain

Nan Shepherd

Scottish interest


Nan (Anna) Shepherd (11 February 1893 – 23 February 1981, http://www.slainte.org.uk/CILIPS/publications/scotauth/shephdsw.htm) was a Scottish novelist and...

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Scotland

Alistair Moffat

Past Present - What's new in history


Alistair Moffat was born and bred in the Scottish Borders. A former Director of the Edinburgh Festival Fringe and Director of Programmes at Scottish...

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The Skeleton Road

Val McDermid

Fantastic Fiction - Escapes to other places and other times


Val McDermid (http://www.valmcdermid.com/ and http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Val_mcdermid) will need little introduction to her many fans or to the readers of...

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Mathew’s Tale

Quintin Jardine

Fantastic Fiction - Escapes to other places and other times


It’s not often you find top ten best selling popular fiction set in Carluke. Yet here we have it in the latest outing from Quintin Jardine...

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