Hidden Scotland

By Ann Lindsay

Format: Paperback

A wonderful compendium of bizarre and curious stories from Scottish myth and history

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Birlinn Limited

Birlinn publishes mostly non-fiction books, ranging from biography to history, military history and Scottish interest. Their imprints, Polygon Books, Arena Sport Books and John Donald Books, publish a wide variety of genres including culture, literary fiction, poetry and sports.

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Did you know that trains used to travel by sail across the Angus countryside, that Scotland produced a Queen of Morocco, saw the death of Queen Guinevere and elected a Queen of the island of Handa?In this marvellously entertaining and informative book, Ann Lindsay introduces a huge range of quirky, intriguing and amusing details about Scotland's past and present. Some of what she reveals is verifiable by fact, some shrouded in mystery and superstition. Packed with information on curious places, bizarre happenings and perplexing oddities, Hidden Scotland will surprise even the most erudite student of Scottish culture. It includes instructions on how to get to all the places mentioned in the book, making it an indispensable companion to those keen to explore the more alternative destinations on Scotland's tourist trail.

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Format Paperback
Imprint Birlinn Limited
Publication Date 21 Jun 2016
ISBN 9781780274096
Number of Pages 256

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'an enjoyable and serendipitous survey' - Scotsman

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