PRE-ORDER: Published in November. This book will be shipped to you once it is launched in November. Orkney and German High Seas Fleet. On the 21st of June 1919, the interned vessels of the German High Seas Fleet were scuttled in Scapa Flow... This volume brings together the proceedings of a three day centenary conference - Scapa 100: The Orkney Story.
Writeen fae Orkney Voices. Aal this you'll finnd here in poetry, prose an drama, renga, haiku an cinquains. Thir's light an dark, a lot o whit wae like, some o whit wae don't. But aal written wae a love o Orkney an a delight in Orcadian language an wirds. The George Mackay Brown Fellowship. Paperback.
Astrid is returning home from art school on Mars, looking for inspiration. Darling is fleeing a life that never fit, searching for somewhere to hide. They meet on Deep Wheel Orcadia, a distant space station struggling for survival as the pace of change threatens to leave the community behind. A science-fiction verse-novel written in the Orkney dialect. By...
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HMS Hampshire and Lord Kitchener on 5 June 1916, with an objective review of the many books, press cuttings and copious unpublished records now available.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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