Umbrellas of Edinburgh

Umbrellas of Edinburgh Contemporary poetry and prose about Edinburgh from top writers Come on a journey We begin at Blackness Castle Edinburgh Airport the Bridges in the far west then on to Dean Village and the Natio

  • Title: Umbrellas of Edinburgh
  • Author: RussellJones ClaireAskew Patricia Ace Jane Alexander Janette Ayachi Ruth Aylett Aileen Ballantyne Anne Ballard
  • ISBN: 9781911332107
  • Page: 287
  • Format: Paperback
  • Contemporary poetry and prose about Edinburgh, from 70 top writers Come on a journey We begin at Blackness Castle, Edinburgh Airport, the Bridges in the far west, then on to Dean Village and the National Gallery of Modern Art in the West End, via Murrayfield, Tynecastle and the Diggers pub Next to the Cafe Royal, South Bridge, Nicolson Square in the centre, taking in thContemporary poetry and prose about Edinburgh, from 70 top writers Come on a journey We begin at Blackness Castle, Edinburgh Airport, the Bridges in the far west, then on to Dean Village and the National Gallery of Modern Art in the West End, via Murrayfield, Tynecastle and the Diggers pub Next to the Cafe Royal, South Bridge, Nicolson Square in the centre, taking in the Scott Monument and Princes Street on the way The Royal Mile and Cowgate make way for Morningside and the Royal Observatory on Blackford Hill These are just some of the unforgettable locations that inspire the poetry and occasional prose in Umbrellas of Edinburgh.Scotland s capital has always excited the literary mind the narrow cobbled streets and ornate turrets a contradiction crying out to be explored and fashioned into metaphor This is a landmark anthology containing the work of seventy writers including Ryan Van Winkle, JL Williams, Aonghas Macneacail, Gerda Stevenson, Pippa Goldschmidt, Hamish Whyte, Jane Goldman, Theresa Mu oz, Rob A Mackenzie, Colin Will, Richie McCaffrey, Sophie Cooke, Forward Prize shortlisted Harry Giles and Edinburgh Makar Christine De Luca a selection that perfectly demonstrates the vitality of the Scottish literary scene.Taken as a guide book, giving a poets eye view of the capital and opening it up in ways not seen before, Umbrellas of Edinburgh is the perfect gift for visitors and long time residents alike.

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