For centuries Edinburgh, "the most beautiful city in Europe" according to John Betjeman, has inspired affection, admiration, and awe from both natives and visitors alike.This absorbing anthology has cast anet far and wide, trawling through speeches, memoirs, letters, poetry, novels, journals, lectures, and guides. Spanning500 years of the city's history, from the Municipal Proclamation after the Battle of Floden to the novels of Ian Rankin, names as celebrated as Sir Walter Scott and Robert Louis Stevenson stand alongside ...

Auld Reekie: An Edinburgh Anthology 2008, Mainstream Publishing Company, Edinburgh, Scotland

ISBN-13: 9781845963880

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