A very nice book on Scott crossed our path today here at p&g. The kind of book Scott enthusiasts have been waiting for.
It is by Christopher Harvie and he describes some talks he is giving below: if you don't know Scots - Chris says he'll be speaking in English too.
Tales o' anither Grandfaither, Chris Harvie an his Chapbuiks: he’ll tell ye three tales aboot Sir Walter an oor Borderland, tho he’s a kynd chiel, an they’re no aa in the auld tung! An there’s rhyme an (un)reason forbye.
- At eleven i the forenoon, young Walter’s borderland, his faimly an freens
- Twae efter noon, the stations o’ WAVERLEY, when Charlie cam tae Selkirk
- Thrie, afore tea, hoo Sir Walter took on the warld, no tae speak o Boney!
More on how to get the book here http://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/190893123X/ref=ox_sc_act_title_1?ie=UTF8&psc=1&smid=A3P5ROKL5A1OLE and the Abbotsford event here http://www.scottsabbotsford.com/events/ or @
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