Call Boomerang Books 1300 36 33 32

Get Latest Book News + FREE Shipping. Subscribe to the Boomerang Books Bulletin eNewsletter right now!

Description - A Summer in Skye by Alexander Smith

In 1864 the poet, essayist, and novelist Alexander Smith spent six weeks exploring the island of Skye, resulting in a book that is widely regarded as his masterpiece. Perceptive and insightful, this new edition provides Smith's detailed accounts of the islanders at work and play, their customs, folklore, and the incidental details of everyday living. Vivid and magnificent descriptions of island culture shape this classic memoir of 19th-century Skye.

Buy A Summer in Skye by Alexander Smith from Australia's Online Independent Bookstore, Boomerang Books.

Book Details

ISBN: 9781874744382
ISBN-10: 1874744386
Format: Paperback
(198mm x 129mm x 18mm)
Pages: 208
Imprint: Birlinn Ltd
Publisher: Birlinn General
Publish Date: 10-Jan-1998
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

Other Editions - A Summer in Skye by Alexander Smith

Book Reviews - A Summer in Skye by Alexander Smith

» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Summer in Skye book by Alexander Smith and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a Boomerang Books Account Holder - it's free to sign up and there are great benefits!)

Write Review


Author Biography - Alexander Smith

Alexander Smith was an author, a poet, and the secretary of Edinburgh University. He is the author of "Alfred Hagart's Household," "City Poems," "Dreamthorp," "Edwin of Deira," "A Life-Drama and Other Poems," and "Sonnets on the Crimean War."

Books By Alexander Smith

Environment, Labour and Capitalism at Sea by Alexander Smith
Hardback, March 2017
$151.20
Enduring Violence by Alexander Smith
Paperback, September 2016
$58.50
Exoticisation Undressed by Alexander Smith
Hardback, June 2016
$141.30