An Island Odyssey

An Island Odyssey

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Hamish Haswell-Smith follows on from his bestselling The Scottish Islands with this new work An Island Odyssey, and an odyssey it is - a year-long voyage through the Scottish islands presenting an island a week (if it's Monday it must be Oronsay) - 52 in all. Each is coupled with artist Haswell-Smith's full-page, watercolour illustration of the island as well as its history, legends, local characters, and landscape and is interspersed with personal and sailing anecdotes, as well as a small key map and occasional margin pencil-line sketches. This title is a must for all island lovers.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 176 pages
  • 248 x 260 x 18mm | 903g
  • Edinburgh, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Main
  • 52 colour illustrations, line drawings, 52 maps
  • 1841950823
  • 9781841950822
  • 836,981

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If you want to find out about the various islands around the Scottish coast Haswell-Smth's book is an excellent starting point. * * Broadly Boats Book Review * *
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About Hamish Haswell-Smith

Hamish Haswell-Smith, now retired from his own architectural practice, is a qualified yachtmaster who has sailed extensively among the Scottish Islands. His sketches and paintings, some of which illustrate the book, have been exhibited in many top British and European galleries.
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