Allan Massie

Beer on the Breeze

Edinburgh: A History of the City

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There is no shortage of books about Edinburgh – I wrote one myself some fifteen years ago – and there will be many more, for the beauty, character and contradictions of the city will always attract writers. All that matters is that the book should be a good one, and Michael Fry’s new history of the city is certainly that.

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