Strathalder

A Highland Estate

By Roderick Grant

Format: Multiple Formats

Based on hundreds of interviews with gardeners, gamekeepers, maids, governesses, lairds, chauffeurs, cooks, and housekeepers, this book is a portrait of the Scottish country estate in its heyday in the 1920s.

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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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A passionate evocation of a vanishing way of life in the Scottish Highlands, "Strathalder", when first published in hardcover, achieved critical acclaim both in Britain and the USA. Based on hundreds of interviews with gardeners, gamekeepers, maids, governesses, lairds, chauffeurs, cooks, and housekeepers, it is a portrait of the Scottish country estate in its heyday in the 1920s and as it is today.

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Format Multiple Formats
Imprint Birlinn Limited
Publication Date 24 Sep 2007
SKU 9781841585994-grouped
Number of Pages 208

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'there is loving attention to detail and the underlying theme of a forgotten age'

'A fascinating exploration of the sporting, domestic and social facets of estate life'

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