Katharine Stewart, who died in 2013, was once certainly one of Scotland's best-loved writers on rural lifestyles within the Highlands. A Croft within the Hills, her first e-book, tells the tale of ways a pair and their younger daughter, clean from urban lifestyles, took over a distant hill croft close to Loch Ness and made a residing from it. choked with hot own insights, stable humour and a love of residing issues, it has develop into a vintage and has not often been out of print because it was once first released in 1960.
This omnibus gathers A Croft within the Hills including a few of Katharine's later books: A backyard within the Hills, describing a 12 months within the lifetime of her Highland backyard; A college within the Hills, a shiny background of the varsity at Abriachan which ultimately turned the Stewarts' kin domestic; and The publish within the Hills, which tells the dramatic tale of the postal carrier within the Highlands, from the perspective of Katharine's later position as postmistress of the smallest put up place of work in Scotland, run from the porch of her Abriachan schoolhouse. every one of those books glows with what Neil Gunn defined as ‘its strange caliber, its brightness and its wisdom'. The omnibus will convey the grace, appeal and knowledge of Katharine Stewart's writing to a brand new new release of readers.
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