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Second Hand Books

One of the greatest joys of entering into a bookstore is looking at used second hand books, going through the different sections and getting a sense for just how many books there are for the reading. Not being confined to one particular aisle gives you the feeling of being an adventurer, going through different realms in search of something lost but not entirely forgotten. Perhaps you’ll finger the spines until you find exactly what it was you were looking for.

 

Although East Neuk Books is an online store, we pride ourselves in being able to replicate this exact, wistful experience. While you can approach each of the different sections on their own, we also have a page full of various Scottish books for the taking. Mixed in of course with a number of other classics from around the British Isles, you’ll find here classics such as the Chronicles of Narnia mixed in with accounts of Ewan McGregor’s motorcycle memoirs, or texts on 19th century Scotland mingling with A.S. Byatt’s profoundly moving fiction.

 

No matter what your taste are, there’s always something to be had when drawn out from the great wealth of world (and Scottish!) literature. Here at Kingdom Books, we want to draw attention to how these interminglings and intersections produce some of the best thinking and the best art the world has ever seen. We hope that, by wandering through this section, you’ll start making some of these connections for yourselves. We like to think of Scotland as occupying a special place in the world, and its literature doubly so. And so by placing the very best all in one spot, mixed in as it were, we hope that you find something that speaks to you personally and deeply.

 

East Neuk Books is a store with a twist – we may exist on the internet, but we put love in all that we do. This is what makes us one of the best places to buy various books online, and we know that you’ll agree. Enjoy your next great read!

The Highland Clearances by John Prebble - East  Neuk Books Ltd
The Highland Clearances by John Prebble - East  Neuk Books Ltd
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The Highland Clearances by John Prebble

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In the terrible aftermath of the moorland battle of Culloden, the Highlanders suffered at the hands of their own clan chiefs. Following his magnifi...

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Culloden by John Prebble - East  Neuk Books Ltd
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Culloden by John Prebble

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This is the story of ordinary men and women involved in the Jacobite Rebellion, who were described on the gaol registers and regimental rosters of ...

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Alec Douglas-Home - East  Neuk Books Ltd
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Alec Douglas-Home

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Alec Douglas-Home by D.R. Thorne Alec Douglas-Home, who died in October 1995, was a member of every Conservative administration from 1935 to 1974. ...

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Journal of Sir Walter Scott - East  Neuk Books Ltd
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Journal of Sir Walter Scott

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Journal of Sir Walter Scott Sunday 20 November, 1825. With these words the author began what many regard as his greatest work, a diary which was to...

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The Fife Book - East  Neuk Books Ltd
The Fife Book - East  Neuk Books Ltd
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The Fife Book

Birlinn General

The Kingdom of Fife, as it is still proudly known, lies at the heart of Scotland. From earliest times it had been the centre of power and is of his...

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Scottish Castles - East  Neuk Books Ltd
Scottish Castles - East  Neuk Books Ltd
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Scottish Castles

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The grandeur and beauty of Scotland's castles, which number over a thousand, is reflected in this authoritative selection based on a variety of the...

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Celtic Travellers: Scotland in the Age - East  Neuk Books Ltd
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Celtic Travellers: Scotland in the Age

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Scotland's early Saints flourished from the foundation of Whithorn in around 400 AD to the sack of Iona by Norsemen in around 800 AD. Whether by la...

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Arthur And The Lost Kingdoms by Alistair - East  Neuk Books Ltd
Arthur And The Lost Kingdoms by Alistair - East  Neuk Books Ltd
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Arthur And The Lost Kingdoms by Alistair

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Moffat builds up a thesis which enables him to reveal the location and identity of the real Arthur, asserting that he was not a king but a cavalry ...

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