Ann Cleeves Shetland by Ann CleevesHardback
Moving on from her bestselling series of fictional crime novels, Ann Cleaves now delves into the whimsical location for her stores - The Shetlands. As she walks us through an entire year on the islands, discover all about it's past and celebrate the festivals that adorn its streets. Learn how the plant life changes and adapts to the harsh seasons and fall in love the Shetland's bleak and unique beauty. Cleaves brings to life this British location as an accompaniment to her more famous pieces and explores why it became such a huge inspiration for her. This hardback title runs alongside the other books we have in our online Scottish book store, here to purchase today.
Those who enjoy the bestselling Shetland Murder mysteries from Ann Cleeves, featuring Detective Jimmy Perez, are sure to enjoy this stunning exploration of Shetland itself.
Ann Cleeve’s bestselling series of crime novels, which were also adapted for a major BBC television series, draw their inspiration from the very place they’re set; Shetland. One of the remotest areas in the UK, Shetland has more than a hundred islands and so many miles of shore, that wherever you stand, there is always a clear view of the sea. From dramatic cliff lines and hidden creeks to beautiful, blooming meadows full of wildflowers in the summer, Shetland is an extraordinary landscape all of its own. Shetland is a place where both traditional customs are cherished, and new technologies are explored.
Shetland by Ann Cleeves vicariously transports readers through a year on Shetland, vividly capturing it’s unique and individual beauty; meeting its people, learning of its past, celebrating its traditions and watching how the islands change with the seasons
Ann Cleeve’s Shetland is a must-read for anyone interested in the real place behind the novels.
A gloriously illustrated companion to Ann Cleeves's Shetland series of crime novels, taking readers through a year on the archipelago, learning about its past, meetingits people, celebrating its festivals and seeing how the flora and fauna of the islands changes with the seasons.