A Madcap Highland Adventure From The Booker Longlisted Author Of And The Land Lay Still And The Testament Of Gideon MackDouglas Findhorn Elder Is In A Sorry State He S Just Turned Fifty, Split Up From His Girlfriend And Been Pushed Out Of His Job In An Ailing National Newspaper On The Night Of His Birthday, He Makes An Unexpected New Friend A Talking Toad So Begins A Wild Goose Chase That Will Lead Douglas Out Of His Cosy House In Edinburgh And Across The Country All The Way To Crumbling Glentaragar House In The Distant West Highlands Awaiting Him Along The Journey Are A Semi Criminal Hearse Driver, A Hundred Year Old Political Firebrand Grandmother, A Split Personality Alcoholic Teetotaller, An Elaborate Whisky Smuggling Conspiracy, A Mysterious Woman With A Rather Enchanting Greek Nose, And Maybe Even A Shot At RedemptionIn This Gloriously Surreal Romp, James Robertson Proves Once And For All That The Important Things In Life Friendship, Romance, A Very Fine Malt Whisky Come When You Least Expect Them
James Robertson born 1958 is a Scottish writer who grew up in Bridge of Allan, Stirlingshire He is the author of several short story and poetry collections, and has published four novels The Fanatic, Joseph Knight, The Testament of Gideon Mack, and And the Land Lay Still Joseph Knight was named both the Scottish Arts Council Book of the Year and the Saltire Society Book of the Year in 2003 04
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- James Robertson
- 19 July 2019 James Robertson