The Silver Bough

The Silver Bough

by F. Marian McNeill


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780862412319
Publisher: Birlinn, Limited
Publication date: 01/01/2001
Series: Classics Series
Pages: 242
Product dimensions: 4.90(w) x 7.60(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Florence Marian McNeill was born and brought up in an Orkney manse, where her father kept up many of the old customs. After graduating from Glasgow university, she travelled widely, visiting Greece, Egypt and Palestine amongst other places, working in London as part of the suffragette movement and later as a freelance journalist. Her only novel, The Road Home (1932) was loosely based on her years in London and Glasgow. She settled in Edinburgh in 1926. A lifelong interests in traditional Scottish lore first found expression in The Scottish Kitchen (1929), and later The Scots Cellar (1956), well loved books of old recipes and convivial customs.

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