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The View From Castle Rock
The View From Castle Rock
 
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Author : Alice Munro
ISBN# : 0-701-17989-9
Pages : 349
Price :INR 1071
Offer Price:INR 953
 
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On a clear day, you could see ‘America’ from Edinburgh’s Castle Rock – or so said Alice Munro’s great-great-great-grandfather, James Laidlaw, when he had drink taken. Then, in 1818, Laidlaw left a Scottish valley of banked Presbyterian emotions and uncanny tales – where, like his more famous cousin James Hogg, he was born and bred – and sailed to the new world with his family. This is the story of those Ettrick shepherds and their descendants, among them the author herself. They were a Spartan lot, who kept to themselves; showing off was frowned on, and fear was commonplace, at least for females…
 
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