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The Loud Halo - Lillian Beckwith's Hebridean Tales (eBook)
  • The Loud Halo - Lillian Beckwith's Hebridean Tales (eBook)

The Loud Halo - Lillian Beckwith's Hebridean Tales (eBook)

eBook (ePUB) Published: 03/05/2012

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In her charming account of the rural village of Bruach, Lillian Beckwith paints a vivid picture of life as a Hebridean crofter, introducing a cast of colourful locals including village clown Johnny Comic and the irrepressible Erchy and Hector. With her trademark warmth, wit and lively humour, “Miss Peckwitt” spins a sparkling, unsentimental tale of an idyllic, long-lost way of life. 'For an unsentimental, lively, apparently photographically accurate picture on a Hebridean island, Miss Beckwith's essays or memoirs or stories would be hard to beat.' The Times 'A sparkling book which could well become a Scottish humorous classic' Weekly Scotsman

Publisher: Pan Macmillan
ISBN: 9781447216889

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