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By Ian Crofton

ISBN-10: 1780274289

ISBN-13: 9781780274287

ISBN-10: 1841589772

ISBN-13: 9781841589770

This authoritative, enjoyable and eminently browsable reference publication, prepared in simply available A - Z layout, is an soaking up and imaginitive ceremonial dinner of Scottish lore, language, heritage and tradition, from the legendary origins of the Scots in Scythia to the modern Scotland of the Holyrood parliament and Trainspotting. right here Tartan Tories rub shoulders with Torry women, the distress from the Manse exchanges a nod with Stalin's Granny, Thomas the Rhymer and the Wizard of Reay stroll hand in hand with Bible John, and the reader is taken for a rollercoaster journey around Caledonia, from hairy Boots urban to the Costa Clyde, through the chilly Shoulder of Scotland, the West Lothian Alps and the Reykjavik of the South. the result's a wide ranging and quirky occasion of Scotland, choked with truth and anecdote.

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