Enter the childhood world of Phebe Marwick, who grew up in the Wasbister district of Rousay in the inter-war years. Take a step back into the past with her, as she relates many inspirational stories from a long bygone era. Much more than an event-filled childhood memoir, this engaging title offers uncommon insight into the vibrant social history of one...
Enter if you dare the knotty, tangled imagination of Papay-based pen-pusher Jim Hewitson. In this surprising collection of ‘poems’ you’ll encounter superstars and couthy bars, tall tales and lonely whales and much, much more to amaze and delight. ‘.....a unique voice, a great sense of humour and a humanity that jumps out of the pages.’ (Pam Beasant)
The Orcadian Bookshop is managed by The Orcadian (a Division of the Orkney Media Group Ltd), who have been publishing newspapers and books in the islands for generations. We stock a huge variety of local interest books, most of which are published by ourselves.
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