“I first read the ’Narnia’ books when I was about …eight years old. I loved them then, and still do. “
“Even after devolution and the establishment of a Scottish Parliament the contemporary Scottish novel negotiates national identity between the poles of a Scottish and a British identity. “
“When I say the word audiobook to you, what comes to mind?”
“Put it in your diary – write it on your calendar – Saturday 10th November – ‘Skara – The Third Wave’ flows out into the world.”
The Frankfurt Book Festival
The Scottish Book Trust (the national charity changing lives through reading and writing) will be delivering a range of events and activities across the Scotland during Book Week Scotland 2018.
“There should be no barriers to culture”
“Mike read ‘The Living Mountain’, and then thought to send it to his Dad, who was in hospital at the time”
Stromness Academy are asking people to look about their house for any books belonging to the school.
“The way that the aboriginal people see the rock itself, and associated stones and landscape, puts me in mind of maybe how the ancient peoples in Orkney viewed Hoy Hills, and the stones and landscape. “