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Soft Cover Books


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.


Robert the Bruce Our Most Valiant Prince

CODE: B-275

$18.95   $18.50
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Commemorating the 700th anniversary of the enthronement of Robert I of Scotland, this book is intended as an everyman’s guide to Scotland’s famous hero king. The life of Bruce is one of the greatest comeback stories in history. Heir and magnate, shrewd politician, briefly ‘king of summer’ and then a desperate fugitive who nevertheless returned from exile to recover the kingdom he claimed, Bruce became a gifted military leader and a wise statesman, a leader with vision and energy.


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.

Tunes of Glory

CODE: B-066

$13.25

Tunes of Glory - Stories, history, traditions, music and humor of the Highland Bagpipe. A great history of the Bagpipe. If you're a piper or interested in piping then this is a book you need to know about.


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.

Scottish Proverbs

CODE: B-073

$15.25
Scottish Proverbs - A wise and often hilarious compilation of Scottish wit and wisdom garnered over the centuries. Countless topics are covered in a comprehensive A-Z format with many witty illustrations.

Stirling & Rob Roy Country

CODE: B-078

$13.25
Stories of Stirling & Rob Roy Country - The events in this book move at a swift pace as battles are fought against the English to regain control of Sterling Castle - the key to the kingdom of Scotland. hero's Wallace and Bruce crush the auld enemy with courage and cunning.

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.

The Crack

CODE: B-291

$13.75
The Crack - This is a great book for a laugh, it shows why humor and laughter are the cornerstone of a Glaswegian life. Enjoy the wit and wisdom of Glasgow.

William Wallace

CODE: B-186

$15.25
William Wallace Freedom Fighter - Here recounted in vivid detail this book tells all about the thrilling saga of William Wallace. This book tell of a man of action whose persona swept the nation of Scotland. This story was made famous by Hollywood, but here you can get the real details about what really happened.

Scottish Battles

CODE: B-103

$13.25
Scottish Battles - By George Forbes. Scottish Battles tells the thrilling story of blood-stained conflicts from the time of the Roman and Viking invasions to the Jacobite rebellions which ended with the last battle fought on British soil. A must for anyone who is interested in what warfare was really like in days gone by.

Awa an Bile Yer Heid

CODE: B-100

$12.75
Awa' an' Bile Yer Heid! - For as long as there have been Scots they have been making scathingly witty remarks on just about everything - not least one... More