PEOPLE OF THE WILDCAT COUNTRY: TALES FROM BADENOCH AND STRATHSPEY [ILLUSTRA TED]

PEOPLE OF THE WILDCAT COUNTRY: TALES FROM BADENOCH AND STRATHSPEY [ILLUSTRA TED]

By: Glentruim, Sandra MacPherson

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A crisp clean as new softcover: In "A Strange and Wild Place", Sandra MacPherson recorded her extraordinary life as a Highland chieftain's wife on Glentruim estate, weaving her own s tory with tales of infamous Macphersons of old. In her latest book, she bro adens her horizons to include the whole of Badenoch and Strathspey, introdu cing a multitude of old and new tales from the area, as well as providing m ore personal recollections of her experiences there. In addition to stories featuring members of her own MacPherson clan, she also includes tales of l ove, battle, adventure, intrigue, danger and dark secrets, as well as chill ing accounts of witchcraft, the supernatural and the unexplained. Together, these stories paint a vivid picture of this very special corner of the Hig hlands - not only of its richly varied landscape made up of farmland, fores t and stark, imposing mountains, but also of the people who have lived and loved there through the centuries, and of the changes over time that have i nevitably affected and continue to mould their lives. About the Author Sandra Macpherson was born in Perthshire and trained as a registered nurse. At the age of twenty-two the author cut short her nursing career in Edinburgh to marry, against enormous family pressure, the charismatic Euan Macpherson, her psychology tutor and twenty years her senior. Not long after, Euan inherited the family estate of Glentruim in Badenoch and Sandra Macpherson found herself the lady of a large and rambling manor house. She wrote about her experiences at Glentruim in A Strange and Wild Place (2005). She now lives in Edinburgh and is a regular p.

Title: PEOPLE OF THE WILDCAT COUNTRY: TALES FROM BADENOCH AND STRATHSPEY [ILLUSTRA TED]

Author Name: Glentruim, Sandra MacPherson

Categories: European,

Publisher: Birlinn Publishers: 2006

ISBN Number: 1841584487

ISBN Number 13: 9781841584485

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition: As New

Seller ID: RWARE0000016688