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St Kilda : island on the edge of the world

Author: Charles Maclean
Publisher: Edinburgh : Canongate, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : New edView all editions and formats
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For more than 2000 years the people of St Kilda remained remote from the world. but in the nineteenth century the island was discovered by missionaries, do-gooders and tourists, who brought money,  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Charles Maclean
ISBN: 1841957550 9781841957555
OCLC Number: 62761278
Notes: Previous edition: 1998.
Description: pages cm
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 Read more...

 
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