Scottish History Without the Boring Bits (Hardback)Ian Crofton (author)
This is the story of Scotland as it's never been told before. From the 4th millennium BC, when the first Scot was expelled from Eden, right up to the 21st century, when US intelligence identified a distillery on Islay as a possible threat to world peace, Ian Crofton presents a host of little-known tales that you won't find in conventional history books.
Packed with fascinating facts and extraordinary events, Scottish History Without the Boring Bits also includes some remarkable personalities, such as the duke who ate his own fingers, the poet who sought inspiration from a tooth, the vampire-hunting children of the Gorbals, and the MP accused of stealing his ex-mistress's knickers.
Publisher: Birlinn General
Number of pages: 238
Weight: 323 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 20 mm
'It's light, sometimes lurid, but with a very human focus'* History Revealed *
'This collection of anecdotes and quirky facts will delight those seeking an alternative history of our nation'* Scots Magazine *
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