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Island of the Scottish soldier

Author: Flaherty O'Keefe
Publisher: Hsin-Chu, Taiwan : Elite Publishing House, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 2nd edition

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Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Flaherty O'Keefe
ISBN: 9578652038 9789578652033
OCLC Number: 422493098
Notes: Cover title.
Description: 324 p. ; 21 cm
Responsibility: by Flaherty O'Keefe.


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by nevillechambers (WorldCat user published 2011-09-24) Good Permalink

Magarabee is a name that you are not likely to encounter if you visit the remote islands of Scotland.     The Island exists only in the fertile imagination of the author Flaherty o'Keefe.  Here he concocts a yarn that partly owes its existence to Robbie Burns and the early 19th...
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MISSING LINK TO Magarabee island

by questioner (WorldCat user published 2012-05-17) Excellent Permalink

Well the story-line is very clear and the reader is transported through time to an Island past and present

where the inhabitants are a strange assortment of characters that are very reticent to embrace change.

But change is in the air whether it be 1914...
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Classic Scottish Island Tales

by kennethbrownlees (WorldCat user published 2011-09-25) Excellent Permalink

The action of this drama is centred for a time on the Island of Magarabee, surrounded by fierce sea swells which pound the shoreline. Magarabee is also the strip of land which has a certain old world charm about it. The residents are characters whose lives revolve around hearth and Kirk and...
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scottish life on Magarabee Island

by williambacon (WorldCat user published 2011-09-03) Excellent Permalink

This novel is certainly a snapshot of rural Scottish crofting folk in the fictional Island of Magarabee in 1912-1913.         It also has a time line trinity which stretches towards the Great War and beyond.      The work is in three parts: 1973 being used...
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