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Description - Roots of Stone by Hugh G. Allison

Roots of Stone is a passionate tapestry, weaving the story of Scotland with the lives of ordinary and extraordinary people. This is an exploration of the Scottish identity through actual tales of the author s forebears tales drawn from royal bloodline and from crofting hearth, tales of high drama and of quiet everyday satisfactions. enneth MacAlpin, Macbeth, Robert the Bruce and Alexander Wolf of Badenoch all have a place in the tapestry. The dreadful deeds of the Wicked Earls of Orkney are laid bare, but counterbalanced by the work of those famous healers the Beatons. Stepping closer to the present day, the human tragedy of the Clearances becomes all-consuming. ore than anything else, Roots of Stone is the story of all the ones who came before, those who can still be felt in the blood at times when deep emotion is stirred.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781845961299
ISBN-10: 1845961293
Format: Paperback
(200mm x 130mm x 17mm)
Pages: 240
Imprint: Mainstream Publishing
Publisher: Transworld Publishers Ltd
Publish Date: 1-Jun-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Hugh G. Allison

Hugh Allison was born in 1960 and has worked in the tourism industry and for the Highland Council. Following a period working in the US in 2000, he is now employed by the National Trust for Scotland. He is married with two children.

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