Edinburgh

Edinburgh


  • Author : John Gifford
  • Publisher : Yale University Press
  • Release Date : 2003
  • Genre: Architecture
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0300096720


Edinburgh Book Description :

The historic capital of Scotland is well known as a fortified medieval city with castle and crown-steepled church, its Royal Mile leading down to the Abey and Palace of Holyrood; as a merchant city of the Stuart period with Parliament House and closely built houses and tenements; as a Georgian town with the largest sequence of planned developments in Britain; as a Victorian town of churches and banks, hotels and pubs, of quiet surburbs; and as a twentieth-century city where the Festival and its Fringe have encouraged the rediscovery of old buildings and the planning of new ones. A comprehensive gazetteer is provided to all notable developments of central Edinburgh, the seaport town of Leith and the suburban neighbourhoods....

Edinburgh
Score: 4
From 6 Ratings

Edinburgh


  • Author : Alexander Chee
  • Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • Release Date : 2016-02-02
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780544671874


Edinburgh Book Description :

A Publishers Weekly Best Book of the Year Winner of the James Michener/Copernicus Society Fellowship Prize Lambda Literary Foundation Editor’s Choice Award “[Chee] says volumes with just a few incendiary words.” —New York Times “Arresting . . . profound and poetic . . . Chee’s voice is worth listening to.” —San Francisco Chronicle “Alexander Chee gets my vote for the best new novelist I’ve read in some time. Edinburgh is moody, dramatic—and pure.” —Edmund White Twelve-year-old Fee is a shy Korean American boy and a newly named section leader of the first sopranos in his local boys’ choir. But when Fee learns how the director treats his section leaders, he is so ashamed he says nothing of the abuse, not even when Peter, his...

Edinburgh
Score: 5
From 5 Ratings

Edinburgh


  • Author : Alexander Chee
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
  • Release Date : 2018-11-15
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781526609137


Edinburgh Book Description :

'Every word makes me ache ... Written with exquisite empathy and grace' Roxane Gay 'Singularly beautiful and psychologically harrowing ... One of the best American novels of this century' Boston Globe Twelve-year-old Fee is a shy Korean American boy and a newly named section leader of the first sopranos in his local boys' choir. At their summer camp, situated in an idyllic and secluded lakeside retreat, Fee grapples with his complicated feelings towards his best friend, Peter. But as Fee comes to learn how the director treats his section leaders, he is so ashamed he says nothing of the abuse, not even when Peter is in line to be next. When the director is arrested, Fee tries to forgive himself for his silence. Yet the actions of the director have vas...

Edinburgh

Edinburgh


  • Author : Donald Campbell
  • Publisher : Signal Books
  • Release Date : 2003
  • Genre: Authors, Scottish
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 1902669738


Edinburgh Book Description :

Part of the Cities of the Imagination series, this is an in-depth cultural, historical, and literary guide by a lifelong native to Scotland's vibrant capital and home to one of the world's greatest arts festivals....

Edinburgh

Edinburgh


  • Author : Charles McKean
  • Publisher : Random House (UK)
  • Release Date : 1991
  • Genre: Edinburgh (Scotland)
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : STANFORD:36105043285779


Edinburgh Book Description :

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Edinburgh

Edinburgh


  • Author : Malcolm Cant
  • Publisher : John Donald
  • Release Date : 1990
  • Genre: Edinburgh (Scotland)
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : UOM:39015020666114


Edinburgh Book Description :

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