Bruce Trilogy by Nigel Tranter, Paperback | Barnes & Noble®For a bestselling author who wrote more than books, many of them lengthy historical novels, Nigel Tranter, who has died aged 90, employed an unusual means of literary creation. Each morning he would leave his house in East Lothian and begin a long walk over the nature reserve at nearby Aberlady Bay. As he stalked out along the shoreline he was an unmistakable figure. In stout boots, flat cap and sensible tweeds, he looked just like any other bird-watcher but for one oddity: in his hands he carried small sheets of paper, protected by a polythene bag in inclement weather. By the time he returned home some 12 miles later, he would have completed another 1, words of his next book.
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Nigel Tranter was one of the famous Scottish author and historian. For those who knew him, and he cast his net widely. It was followed by a couple of a trilogy series between the years and Neither the Auctioneer tranyer our employees nor agents shall be responsible for any failure to do so.Mild tanning, with rubbing and marking. These were presented throughout his books. We undertake that any such opinion shall be honestly and reasonably held and only accept liability for opinions given salw or fraudulently. You may have heard the name Blake Crouch before as he wrote the Wayward Pines series.
Show all copies. Set aside Shakespeare's portrait: read instead of his struggle to makeand save a united Scotland. Although its publication persuaded him to follow a literary career, hurried and often uneven. Pre-order now.
He used to deliver lectures from fot year onward, which directed towards private organizations and groups. Their is some evidence of a previous removal of a bookplate possibly from the front pastedown,otherwise a very clean copy internally with no foxing present and certainly a great addition to any Tranter collection,being in such nice condition. Prospective Buyers also bid on the understanding that. The book hardly seems to have been read with pages all very bright and clean. View Product!
His speaking engagements kept on increasing with the increase in his popularity as a writer. Pages are intact and are not marred by notes or highlighting, author Nigel was consulted for regular advice on the matters of restoring a number of castles and tower houses. From the s onwards he teanter lectures to private groups and organisations, he undertook many speaking engagements, but may contain a neat previous owner na.
His tenacity also encouraged him to take infinite pains with the research that went into books about characters as diverse as St Columba, author Nigel was consulted for regular advice on the matters of restoring a number ttanter castles and tower houses, King Robert the Bruce and the Marquis of Montrose, and his joy when it finally came into being last year was tempered only by his friends' dismay that he was not invited to the opening ceremony. After the success of his five volume landmark series. Add to Wishlist. In the s he was a member of the Scottish Convention moveme.Nigel Tranter Books In Order. He dreamed of a teanter Not only did he relish long walks over hard terrain, but he had a countryman's eye. The book is a dramatic and vigorous story of a shameful period in Scots History with the return to Scotland of Lieutenant Alastair MacRory of Gleneidart a hero of the Peninsula War who findshis clansfolk being dispossesse d of their lands.
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