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Island on the edge of the world : the story of Saint Kilda

Author: Charles Maclean
Publisher: Edinburgh : Canongate, 2006.
Series: Canongate classics, 42.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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For more than 2000 years the people of St Kilda remained remote from the world. Its society was viable, even Utopian; but in the nineteenth century the island was discovered by missionaries, and  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Charles Maclean
ISBN: 1841957550 9781841957555
OCLC Number: 122953730
Notes: Previous ed. published as: Island on the edge of the world : utopian St Kilda and its passing, London : Stacey, 1972. This ed. originally published : Edinburgh : Canongate, 1977.
Description: xii, 191 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations, maps, portraits ; 20 cm.
Series Title: Canongate classics, 42.
Responsibility: Charles Maclean.

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"'A story like a marvellous pebble, wet from the sea, strange and comic like all things out of step with time, sad as the old songs the women sang, splendidly told...' Sunday Times 'A fascinating Read more...

 
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