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Second Hand Books

One of the greatest joys of entering into a bookstore is looking at used second hand books, going through the different sections and getting a sense for just how many books there are for the reading. Not being confined to one particular aisle gives you the feeling of being an adventurer, going through different realms in search of something lost but not entirely forgotten. Perhaps you’ll finger the spines until you find exactly what it was you were looking for.

 

Although East Neuk Books is an online store, we pride ourselves in being able to replicate this exact, wistful experience. While you can approach each of the different sections on their own, we also have a page full of various Scottish books for the taking. Mixed in of course with a number of other classics from around the British Isles, you’ll find here classics such as the Chronicles of Narnia mixed in with accounts of Ewan McGregor’s motorcycle memoirs, or texts on 19th century Scotland mingling with A.S. Byatt’s profoundly moving fiction.

 

No matter what your taste are, there’s always something to be had when drawn out from the great wealth of world (and Scottish!) literature. Here at Kingdom Books, we want to draw attention to how these interminglings and intersections produce some of the best thinking and the best art the world has ever seen. We hope that, by wandering through this section, you’ll start making some of these connections for yourselves. We like to think of Scotland as occupying a special place in the world, and its literature doubly so. And so by placing the very best all in one spot, mixed in as it were, we hope that you find something that speaks to you personally and deeply.

 

East Neuk Books is a store with a twist – we may exist on the internet, but we put love in all that we do. This is what makes us one of the best places to buy various books online, and we know that you’ll agree. Enjoy your next great read!

The Highland Clearances by John Prebble | Kingdom Books Ltd
The Highland Clearances by John Prebble | Kingdom Books Ltd
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The Highland Clearances by John Prebble

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In the terrible aftermath of the moorland battle of Culloden, the Highlanders suffered at the hands of their own clan chiefs. Following his magnifi...

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Culloden by John Prebble | Vintage Publishing
Culloden by John Prebble | Vintage Publishing
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Culloden by John Prebble

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This is the story of ordinary men and women involved in the Jacobite Rebellion, who were described on the gaol registers and regimental rosters of ...

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Alec Douglas-Home | Kingdom Books Ltd
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Alec Douglas-Home

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Alec Douglas-Home by D.R. Thorne Alec Douglas-Home, who died in October 1995, was a member of every Conservative administration from 1935 to 1974. ...

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Scottish Castles | Kingdom Books Ltd
Scottish Castles | Kingdom Books Ltd
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Scottish Castles

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The grandeur and beauty of Scotland's castles, which number over a thousand, is reflected in this authoritative selection based on a variety of the...

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The Curewife by Claire-Marie Watson | Kingdom Books Ltd
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The Curewife by Claire-Marie Watson

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This is the story of Grissel Jaffray, the last woman to be burnt as a witch in Dundee. Grissel is a woman whose fictional journal depicts life in 1...

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Arthur And The Lost Kingdoms by Alistair | Kingdom Books Ltd
Arthur And The Lost Kingdoms by Alistair | Kingdom Books Ltd
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Arthur And The Lost Kingdoms by Alistair

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Moffat builds up a thesis which enables him to reveal the location and identity of the real Arthur, asserting that he was not a king but a cavalry ...

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Scottish Place Names | Kingdom Books Ltd
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Scottish Place Names

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Scottish Place Names

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Sea Room | HarperCollins Publishers
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Sea Room

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Sea Room by Adam Nicolson Have you ever wondered what it would be like to be given your own remote islands? Thirty years ago it happened to Adam...

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The White Island | Pan Macmillan
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The White Island

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The White Island

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