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Tales and Traditions of Scottish Castles by Nigel Tranter

Tales and Traditions of Scottish Castles


Tales and Traditions of Scottish Castles by Nigel Tranter

Nigel Tranter's gift for bringing Scottish history to life is demonstrated in this lively book which details 45 of the nation's castles with associated tales and traditions. With a broad geographical spread, Tranter breathes life into many of Scotland's gaunt and shadowy ruins with a lively mix of anecdote, fact, myth and legend. An essential holiday companion when visiting Scotland.

About the Author

Until his death in January 2000, Nigel Tranter was one of Scotland's most prolific authors and specialised in Scottish historical fiction with over 100 novels written.

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Book Info

Publication date

5th April 2012


Nigel Tranter

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Neil Wilson Publishing


144 pages


Castles & fortifications

Local history



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