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Soft Cover Books


The Whiskey Smugglers

CODE: B-118

$15.25   $13.25
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The Whiskey Smugglers - At Ferintosh in the North East of Scotland, the distillery was burnt down because the owner Duncan Forbes, has supported the restoration of the Protestant Monarchy of 1688. In recompense the Scottish Parliament gave him the privilege of making whisky from the grain grown on his own estate without paying taxes. This privilege enable Forbes and his family to produce whiskey at a price and quality which their rivals could not match.

Tell it to a Glaswegian

CODE: B-113

$13.25
Tell it to a Glaswegian - Gie ye the gift o' the Glescaranto? Nae problem, pal! This is the book that talks the language of Scotland's greatest city as Albert Mackie sorts out the bawheaids and the bamsticks from the Kelvinside panloafs and the Dalmarnock diehards. Page after page of wickedly funny stories from Glesca.

Strange Old Scots Customs

CODE: B-077

$13.25
Strange Old Scots Customs - The Scots have always been superstitious. Our ancestors were savages who painted their faces, believed in magic and worshiped the sun, offering human sacrifices to their gods. Some ancient customs have survived to the present day while others, thankfully, have passed into history.

Paras over the Barras

CODE: B-108

$15.25
Paras over the Barras - There's a war on and for Glasgow, like the rest of Britain, that means air raids, black-outs, food rationing, barrage balloons and the pain of parting as husbands and fathers go off to fight. For the McSorleys and their neighbors in the East End tenements it is a case of making the best of what life has to offer. This is their laugh-a-line story capturing all the wit and spirit of city life during the dark days of the forties when the grit and humor of Glaswegians overcame all adversities.

Macbeth - And all That

CODE: B-287

$7.95

Macbeth And All That - is a real-life adventure packed with historical facts about Scotland’s infamous king. Journey back to the dark ages where the throne is splattered in blood and death lurks in every corner. Join Macbeth’s quest for power – and find out why the truth is very different from the way Shakespeare told it.