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    Hebrides (Hardback) By (author) Peter May, Photographs by David Wilson

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    DescriptionThe landscape of the Outer Hebrides, with its stark cliffs, ghostly mists and lonely beaches, has become a definitive character of Peter May's Lewis trilogy. In Hebrides, readers will accompany him on an odyssey in prose and images, through a history of the Vikings' 'Long Island' and his own deep personal connection with the islands that influenced his bestselling work. Travelling as if alongside his protagonist Fin Macleod, he describes the island life - as bewitching as it is treacherous - his encounter with the bird-hunters of Sula Sgeir, the savage seas of Ness and the churches of Eriskay. With extracts from the trilogy and specially commissioned photographs, this book places his writing and characters within the land that gave them form.

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    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Peter May, Photographs by David Wilson
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 240
    Width: 228 mm
    Height: 234 mm
    Thickness: 28 mm
    Weight: 980 g
    ISBN 13: 9781782062387
    ISBN 10: 1782062386

    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: TRV
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T8.4
    BISAC V2.8: TRV019000
    BIC subject category V2: WTM
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1DBKSHL
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 15870
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 92
    B&T General Subject: 625
    Ingram Subject Code: AP
    LC classification: TR
    BISAC V2.8: PHO023040
    LC subject heading:
    BIC subject category V2: 1DBKSHL
    DC23: 914.11400222
    LC subject heading:
    DC22: 914.114048612
    Thema V1.0: WTM
    Illustrations note
    200+ b&w and colour photographs
    Quercus Publishing Plc
    Imprint name
    Quercus Publishing Plc
    Publication date
    01 November 2013
    Publication City/Country
    Author Information
    Peter May created three prime-time British drama series including Machair, set on the isle of Lewis. In addition to the Lewis trilogy, he has written the six China thrillers and five Enzo novels. He lives in France. David Wilson worked with the BBC for twenty years and was the production designer for Machair. He has published a photographic book on the Hebrides, Changing Light. He lives on Lewis.
    Review quote
    "Bleak, wild, atmospheric." --"Scotsman "on the "Lewis "trilogy