And the Land Lay Still

And the Land Lay Still

Fiction & Poetry, Modern & Contemporary Fiction
Paperback Published on: 02/06/2011
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And the Land Lay Still is nothing less than the story of a nation. James Robertson's breathtaking novel is a portrait of modern Scotland as seen through the eyes of natives and immigrants, journalists and politicians, drop-outs and spooks, all trying to make their way through a country in the throes of great and rapid change. It is a moving, sweeping story of family, friendship, struggle and hope - epic in every sense. The winner of the Saltire Society Scottish Book of the Year Award 2010, And the Land Lay Still is a masterful insight into Scotland's history in the twentieth century and a moving, beautifully written novel of intertwined stories.

  • Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
  • ISBN: 9780141028545
  • Number of pages: 688
  • Weight: 468g
  • Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 29 mm

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And the Land Lay Still
Mixed feelings
I found the historical aspects of the book excellent and the emotional connection of Robertson with his subject could be felt in the writing. Having lived ... READ MORE
And the Land Lay Still
This book is beautifully written and historically enthralling! Would highly recommend.
Kylie Hull