John Prebble - The Lion in the North (2nd Hand Softback)
The immense history of Scotland reads like a Hollywood script.
Starting with the pre-Celtic people called the Picts - and ending in modern time, in The Lion in the North Prebble does a superb job of walking us through the array of peoples that make up the modern Scotland.
- Format : Larger Glossy 2nd Hand Softback
- Condition : Good
- Category : Non-Fiction - Scotland
- Published : 1971 (This Reprint - Penguin 1988)
- ISBN : 9780140036527
- SKU : B000263
- PPC : SP600gm
- Quantity Available : 1 only.
"Covers the full sweep of Scottish history from the time of the Picts and Romans, to Robert the Bruce, the Reformation, Montrose, the Jacobites and the Highland Clearances. Told in the gripping and lucid style we have come to expect from John Prebble - the man who helped the Scots to rediscover their own past!" - Amazon Review.
"This is a great starting point for those wishing to expand their knowledge of Scottish history. Prebble skates through vast amounts of kings, noblemen, battles and feuds. You could really learn a lot by picking and choosing interesting parts of this history as a diving board for deeper study." - Goodreads Review.
John Edward Curtis Prebble, FRSL, OBE, was an English journalist, novelist, documentarian and popular historian. He is best known for his studies of Scottish history.