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Author Miller, Christian, author.

Title A Childhood In Scotland [electronic resource] / Christian Miller.

Publication Info. [Place of publication not identified] : Canongate Books, [2010]


Description 1 online resource (112 pages)
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Series Canongate Classics
Canongate classics.
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Summary This coming of age memoir offers an intimate portrait of 1920 life in a Scottish castle -- "like stepping through the looking glass into another world" ( Glasgow World , UK). "When I was a little girl, the ghosts were more real to me than the people ..." So begins Christian Miller's fascinating autobiography of girlhood in 1920s Scotland. Privileged and yet in many ways deprived, Miller grew up the younger daughter and "substitute boy" of her upper-class parents. With perceptive portraits of daily life at her family's castle in the Scottish highlands, Miller offers readers a rare and personal insight into the last relics of feudal life. A Childhood in Scotland describes girlhood in a world where shooting came second only to religion, where questions were frowned upon, and reading seen as a waste of time. This edition of A Childhood in Scotland features an informative introduction by Dorothy Porter. "The book's fascination lies in its re-creation of life in a big house of the period. This is a book one can live in." -- Daily Telegraph, UK.
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Subject Miller, Christian -- Childhood and youth.
Highlands (Scotland) -- Biography.
Highlands (Scotland) -- Social life and customs.
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Added Author Porter, Dorothy.
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ISBN 9781847675101 (epub)
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