Breathes there a man,
with soul so dead,
who never to himself
“This is my own.
My native land”.
LAND LINES is a beautiful, richly illustrated, large format, book featuring hundreds of specially commissioned original photographs. Each image is underpinned by the lively and illuminating narration of eminent author and literary historian, Moira Burgess. A unique and groundbreaking work whose fresh and contemporary perspective, celebrates Scottish writers within the context of the Scottish landscape.
An inspiring journey through quiet glens, lochside, seashore, and city streets, in the company of a host of Scottish writers, century by century, from Robert Louis Stevenson to Irvine Welsh. It offers the ultimate literary tour and the perfect companion to Scottish literature for Scots at home and abroad, visitors passing through, and all who appreciate great Scottish writing captured with the beauty of the land which has inspired it.
Land Lines is an illustrated guide to the literature and landscape of Scotland, an inspiring and imaginative journey over a panoramic sweep of Scottish literary history - inviting you to travel through time and place, memory and emotion, as expressed through the personal vision of our writers and poets.