The Monarch of the Glen

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Penguin Books, 2000 - Highlands (Scotland) - 314 pages
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The ancient clan spirit is not yet dead in the Scottish Highlands, with Donald MacDonald of Ben Nevis ruling the roost at wild, craggy Glenbogle castle. Woe betide those who trespass on this chieftain's kingdom...

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User Review  - ksmyth - LibraryThing

I was attracted to this book through the BBC t.v. series. This is one of those rare instances in which I enjoyed the television more than the book. This is not to say that Monarch of the Glen is not a ... Read full review

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Delightful comical farce. Especially good as a book on CD, if the reader is good. Read full review

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Author Compton Mackenzie was born in West Hartlepool, England on January 17, 1883. He studied law at Magdalen College in Oxford, but stopped in 1907 to focus on his writing career. He served with British Intelligence during World War I and later published four books about his experiences during this time. He published ninety books including The Passionate Elopement, Carnival, and Sinister Street. He was also a broadcaster and founded and edited the magazine Gramophone. He was knighted in 1952 and died in Edinburgh, Scotland on November 30, 1972.

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