Isolation Shepherd

Iain R. Thomson

Format: Paperback / softback

Publisher: Birlinn General

Published: 1st Feb '16

£8.99

The acclaimed account of a young family living in a remote Highland glen

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Description

In August 1956 a young shepherd, his wife, two-year-old daughter and ten-day-old son sat huddled in a small boat on Loch Monar in Ross-shire as a storm raged around them. They were bound for a tiny, remote cottage at the western end of the loch which was to be their home for the next four years. Isolation Shepherd is the moving story of those years. Set against the awesome splendour of some of Scotland’s most spectacular scenery, Iain R. Thomson’s classic book provides a sensitive, richly detailed account of the shepherd’s life through the seasons and recreates the events that shaped the family’s life in Glen Strathfarrar before the area was flooded as part of a huge hydro-electric project.

Additional information

Weight 0.278 kg
Dimensions 20 × 130 × 195 mm
Page Count 240