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Harpoon At A Venture

ISBN 10 : 9780857907042
ISBN 13 : 0857907042

A shark fishery based on the tiny Hebridean island of Soay was the beginning of Gavin Maxwell's enduring love affair with the west coast of Scotland. This, his first book, tells th..


Ring Of Bright Water

ISBN 10 : 9781567924848
ISBN 13 : 1567924840

This volume weaves together the Scottish otter stories from Gavin Maxwell's three non-fiction books, Ring of Bright Water (1960), The Rocks Remain (1963), and Raven Meet Thy Brothe..


Off In A Boat

ISBN 10 : 9781461718611
ISBN 13 : 1461718619

In 1937, the Scottish writer, Neil Gunn, gave up his job in the civil service, sold his house in Inverness, and bought a boat. With his wife and his brother John, he set off on a t..


The Crofter And The Laird

ISBN 10 : 9780374708641
ISBN 13 : 0374708649

When John McPhee returned to the island of his ancestors—Colonsay, twenty-five miles west of the Scottish mainland—a hundred and thirty-eight people were living there. About ei..


Harpoon

ISBN 10 : 9780316399029
ISBN 13 : 0316399027

A revelatory account of the cloak-and-dagger Israeli campaign to target the finances fueling terror organizations--an effort that became the blueprint for U.S. efforts to combat th..


Lords Of The Atlas

ISBN 10 : 0907871143
ISBN 13 : 9780907871149

Tells the extraordinary story of a feudal fiefdom in southern Morocco in the early twentieth century...


The Ring Of Bright Water Trilogy

ISBN 10 : 9780141927206
ISBN 13 : 0141927208

Fifty years ago Gavin Maxwell went to live in an abandoned house on a shingle beach on the west coast of Scotland. A haven for wildlife - he named his home Camusfearna and settled ..


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