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Birlinn General
FORMAT: Paperback / softback
ISBN: 9781780276977
RRP: £8.99
PAGES: 240
PUBLICATION DATE: July 2, 2020

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The Well of the Heads: Historical Tales of the Scottish Clans

By (author) Stuart McHardy

The origins of the Scottish clans go back over a thousand years, and for centuries these extended networks of families dominated life in the Scottish Highlands and Islands. The warriors of the clan, fiercely loyal to each other and to their chief, were well known for their extraordinary courage and military skills.Retold by one of Scotland’s most acclaimed storytellers, these stories illustrate the drama and the dynamism of a society which lived close to nature, had little in the way of material wealth but which boasted a remarkable treasure house of stories that were passed down over generations.

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