Tea at Miss Cranston's

By Anna Blair

Format: Multiple Formats

Aims to recreate a bygone era through the recollections of countless Glaswegians who shared their memories with the author during extensive interviews. They offer a picture of the joys and hardships - as well as of the mundane and everyday occurrences - of past times. This omnibus edition provides a glimpse into the insides of a great city.

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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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In "Tea at Miss Cranston's" and "More Tea at Miss Cranston's", Anna Blair recreates a bygone era through the recollections of countless Glaswegians who shared their memories with her during extensive interviews. Nostalgic, yet never rose-tinted or bitter, they offer a candid picture of the joys and hardships - as well as of the mundane and everyday occurrences - of past times. This omnibus edition of her much acclaimed books is a feast of history and together provide a fascinating glimpse into the vibrant and intimate insides of a great city in years gone by.

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Format Multiple Formats
Imprint Birlinn Limited
Publication Date 3 May 2013
SKU 9781780271125-grouped
Number of Pages 220

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'Anna Blair has a sensitive ear for dialect and a touch of gentle wit in linking her narrative' - The Herald 'It's these apparently inconsequential accounts that make bygone eras vibrate with life' -- The Scots Magazine

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