In this highly acclaimed biography, Ron Ferguson tracks his friend's literary and spiritual journey, including his controversial move from Presbyterianism to Roman Catholicism. By Ron Ferguson. Preface by Richard Holloway. Paperback.
The Shapinsay Dancing Affair. The vivid tale of a pivotal moment in Orkney's age of improvement: when David Balfour, the new laird of Shapinsay in 1846, contested the elders of the island's Secession Churches decision to discipline their flock for participating in the 'sinful' dance he gave. By Paul J. Sutherland. Paperback.
A comprehensive account of the Ness of Brodgar excavations. The 3rd volume in the University of the Highlands and Islands Archaeology Institute research series, featuring contributions from institute staff as well as specialists from around the world. Edited by Nick Card, Mark Edmonds & Anne Mitchell. Hardback.
Twelve authors with local knowledge pool their expertise to sort fact from fiction surrounding the loss of the cruiser HMS Hampshire and Lord Kitchener on 5 June 1916, with an objective review of the many books, press cuttings and copious unpublished records now available. Shortlisted for Mountbatten Maritime Media Award 2017. Hardback.
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