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Night falls on Ardnamurchan

Alasdair Maclean

Night falls on Ardnamurchan

twilightof a crofting family

by Alasdair Maclean

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Published by Penguin .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Previous title: Night Falls on Ardnamurchan.

StatementAlasdair Maclean.
The Physical Object
Pagination(224)p. ;
Number of Pages224
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16784711M
ISBN 100140108122

  SINCE ITS FIRST PUBLICATION in , Night Falls in Ardnamurchan has become a classic account of the life and death of a Highland community. The author weaves his own humorous and perceptive account of crofting with extracts from his father's journal - a terse, factual and down to earth vision of the day-to-day tasks of crofting life. It is an unusual and memorable story that also illuminates.   Night falls on Ardnamurchan, The Twilight of a Crofting Family by Alasdair Maclean describes a way of life that has died out completely in my lifetime on the West coast of Scotland, in a place very close to where we often go on holiday. I'd never heard of Alasdair Maclean (no, not the thriller writer) before I picked it up in the Oxfam shop, but, within moments of starting to read this lovely.

Sanna, Ardnamurchan. likes. Sanna is a hamlet at the far western tip of the Scottish peninsula of Ardnamurchan, in Lochaber, Highland. It is one of 5/5(1). In less than a decade, Maclean would have done just that – ‘pile up facts’ – when he published his poetically charged ‘journal’ Night Falls on Ardnamurchan (Gollancz, ). This book was Maclean’s final major publication, apart from a few separately published poems in magazines such as London Review of first and only foray into book-length prose, it made his name and.

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Since its first publication inNight Falls in Ardnamurchan has become a classic account of the life and death of a Highland community. The author weaves his own humorous and perceptive account of crofting with extracts from his father's journal - a terse, factual and down to earth vision of the day-to-day tasks of crofting life.4/5(19).

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His first book of poems, From the Wilderness, was the Poetry Book Society Choice for Extracts from his diary appear alongside those of his father, Ian Maclean (–), in Night Falls on Ardnamurchan.

The book gives a humorous, perceptive and moving account of the Scottish crofting life. Books. Maclean, Alasdair (). Notes on Night Falls on Ardnamurchan: the Twilight of a Crofting Family by Alasdair Maclean ( - ).

Alasdair Maclean was a Scottish poet, born in Glasgow. He left school at fourteen to work in the Clydeside shipyards. In his late thirties he read English at Edinburgh University, later returning to the family croft at Sanna in Ardnamurchan to write. Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for Night Falls on Ardnamurchan: The Twilight of a Crofting Family at Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users/5(15).

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Notes on Night Falls on Ardnamurchan: the Twilight of a Crofting Family by Alasdair Maclean ( – ). Alasdair Maclean was a Scottish poet, born in Glasgow.

He left school at fourteen to work in the Clydeside shipyards. In his late thirties he read English at Edinburgh University, later returning to the family croft at Sanna in Ardnamurchan to write.

Night Falls on Ardnamurchan by Maclean, Alasdair and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Sanna (Scottish Gaelic: Sanna) is a hamlet at the far western tip of the Scottish peninsula of Ardnamurchan, in Lochaber, is one of the most westerly settlements on the mainland of Great Britain, and consists of a small collection of crofts and houses around a series of unspoilt sandy beaches.

It is the setting for most of Alasdair Maclean's autobiographical book Night Falls on Country: Scotland.

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POET and author of the crofting journal Night Falls On Ardnamurchan, Alasdair Maclean, has died at the cottage in Falkland, Fife, where he had lived a solitary existence for the past 10 years.

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