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Nigel Tranter

Classification : Historical Fiction
Pub Date : Jan 01, 2007
Imprint : Hodder Paperbacks
Page Extent : 400
Binding : PB
ISBN : 9780340770191
Price : 575

About the book
This is the story of Angus Og MacDonald, Lord of the Isles, grandson of the great Angus Mor, direct descendant and successor of Somerled himself.



The semi-independent prince of the Hebrides and much of the West Highland mainland, he was a worthy representative of a notable line, living in dramatic and exciting times for Scotland and England, for Ulster, Man and Ireland. He took his part in it all, an active supporter of Robert the Bruce, chief of chiefs. He was a man who sought peace and prosperity for his so scattered people, encouraging trade, seeking to heal the feuding propensities of the clans, allying the Isles with Orkney and Shetland and Norway; travelling as far as the Baltic. He was also a man of humble mind, and a proud husband and father
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He has a burning respect for the spirit of history and deploys his characters with mastery
Nigel Tranter captures the spirit of the times and writes with an absorbing attention to detail
Mr Tranter works on a broad canvas; nobody does it better
One of Scotland's leading historical novelists
     
Nigel Tranter
One of Scotland's best-loved writers, Nigel Tranter wrote over ninety novels on Scottish history. He died on 9th January 2000 at the age of ninety.
Books by Nigel Tranter
Children of the Mist (PB)
Courting Favour (PB)
Gold for Prince Charlie (PB)
Hope Endures (HB)
Hope Endures (PB)
Lion Let Loose (PB)
Lion's Whelp (PB)
Macbeth the King (PB)
Marie And Mary (PB)
Right Royal Friend (PB)
Sword Of State (PB)
The Admiral (PB)
The End of the Line (PB)
The Patriot (PB)
The Wallace (PB)