Flemington and Tales from Angus

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'I think it is the best Scots romance since The Master of Ballantrae , ' said John Buchan when Flemington was first published in 1911. Violet Jacob's fifth and finest novel is a tragic drama of the 1745 Jacobite Rising, tightly written, poetic in its symbolic intensity, lit by flashes of humour and informed by the author's own family history as one of the Erskines of the House of Dun near Montrose. Drawn back to these roots in her later years, Violet Jacob also wrote many unforgettable short stories about the people, ...

Flemington and Tales from Angus 2000, Canongate Books

ISBN-13: 9780862417840

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