THE FIELD OF SIGHING: A HIGHLAND CHILDHOOD

THE FIELD OF SIGHING: A HIGHLAND CHILDHOOD

By: MacLean, Alasdair

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Book Condition: Near Fine


In excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlig hting. The spine remains undamaged. Part autobiography, part fiction, this is a story of crofting life in the run up to the Second World War. Set in Ardnamurchan, it is a celebration - not simply of the crofting way of life, but also of the astonishing natural beauty of the area, from the mountains to the grandeur of the sea, which form an imposing backdrop to the book, to the intimacy of the meadows and flowers. The members of the small community around which the author's narrative revolves, particularly his grandmother, Herself, a figure of immense significance in his life, a cleverly characterized. The work is full not only of day-to-day happenings of the community, which are recorded with perception and humour, but also of the folk wisdom and traditions of the area.

Title: THE FIELD OF SIGHING: A HIGHLAND CHILDHOOD

Author Name: MacLean, Alasdair

Categories: Biographies & Memoirs,

Publisher: Birlinn, Limited: 2004

ISBN Number: 1841582565

ISBN Number 13: 9781841582566

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition: Near Fine

Seller ID: RWARE0000036488