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User Review  - Eyejaybee - LibraryThing

I see from the inscription on the flyleaf of my copy of this book that I bought it in August 1981. I have a recollection of having read it, and the story is familiar from having seen the film version ... Read full review

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User Review  - Martina Lennon - Goodreads

Having seen the film over the holidays made me want to read it. Despite having to shelve lots of MAckenzie's books down through the years in various libraries, I never managed to read any. The book itself is a bit long winded like Captain Waggett, but I did enjoy it. Read full review

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User Review  - Richard Thomas - Goodreads

A fine read and re-read. Lovely if slightly sentimental portrait of a thinly disguised Barra and his description of Captain Waggett is masterly. Read full review

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User Review  - Griselda - Goodreads

I grew up with the Ealing Comedy black and white film of this book and have always known the story. The book turned out to be a disappointment. Full of redundant detail, the tale moves at snail's pace ... Read full review

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User Review  - Ian Brydon - Goodreads

I see from the inscription on the flyleaf of my copy of this book that I bought it in August 1981. I have a recollection of having read it, and the story is familiar from having seen the film version ... Read full review

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User Review  - Blue Mountains Library - Goodreads

another book group book. It was a joy to read this, again based in fact, novel about two tiny islands in the Outer Hebrides of Scotland where after suffering several weeks without whisky a ship ... Read full review

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User Review  - Amelia Treader - Goodreads

Understated humor. Almost anything by Compton Mackenzie is worth reading. Read full review

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User Review  - Roxanne - Goodreads

Hilarious. I first read it in Scotland. I've kept it on-hand for sentimental reasons, and have not felt it a waste of time to reread from time to time. Read full review

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User Review  - Mairi - Goodreads

This was a very amusing story, more so when you've lived in the Hebrides and know the way of life and history. I'd highly recommend it! Read full review

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