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Tales of the Scottish clans.

Helen Drever

Tales of the Scottish clans.

by Helen Drever

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Published by W. and R. Chambers Ltd in London .
Written in English


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Open LibraryOL13811025M

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Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" — Author: Helen Drever. Get this from a library. The well of the heads: and other tales of the Scottish clans. [Stuart McHardy] -- In the Highlands of Scotland till modern times lived a warrior-society whose way of life had remained unchanged for centuries.

Focused on the central role of the warrior, the Scottish clan system. The clan’s turbulent exploits spanned the bloodthirsty, feuding saga of Scotland’s history and the dramatic tales here retold recall dashing Highland charges, brutal battles, breathless chases and deadly duels.

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