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Croft in the Hills

By Katharine Stewart

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Format: Paperback / softback, 192 pages
Other Information: Illustrations, port.
Published In: United Kingdom, 04 May 2005
A real classic among Highland books, "A Croft in the Hills" captures, in simple, moving descriptions, what it was really like trying to make a living out of a hill croft fifty years ago. A couple and their young daughter, fresh from city life, immerse themselves in the practicalities of looking after sheep, cattle and hens, mending fences, baking bread and surviving the worst that Scottish winters can throw at them.

About the Author

Katharine Stewart lived on a croft with her husband and daughter for many years. Her experiences during this period of her life were recounted in A Croft in the Hills. She has since helped to set up a crofting museum next to her home near Loch Ness. Among her other books are A Garden in the Hills, describing the life of her garden during the course of a year, and A School in the Hills, about the schoolhouse in which she lives and the way in which the children of the Highlands have been educated over the years.

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'Katharine Stewart's narrative style...is delightfully engaging, her prose almost conversational. The reader, like a house guest, has little chance but to become wholeheartedly involved' -- Topical Books 'Katharine Stewart's memories are, as she says herself "a tale of other times, almost a glimpse of legend"...evocative and charming' -- Scottish Book Collector 'This classic tale captures what it was really like trying to make a living out of a hill croft near Loch Ness 50 years ago' The Scots Magazine

EAN: 9781841830858
ISBN: 1841830852
Publisher: Mercat Press
Dimensions: 21.64 x 14.17 x 1.4 centimetres (0.23 kg)
Age Range: 15+ years
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