A Skinful of Scotch

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A Skinful of Scotch by Clifford Hanley with drawings by Hartley Ramsay. 'Clifford Hanley did not set out to write a Boozer's Guide to Bonnie Scotland. Nor is A Skinful of Scotch exactly that. Perhaps he was a wee bit intimidated by being asked to write a sort of rag-bag book on Scotland to appear in the same series as Brendan Behan's Island. He need not have been worried, for he has written the one guide book on Scotland that remained to be written : the guide book that guides you to nothing - except what the Scot is really like. Here are the funniest stories you will have heard about Scotland and you will not have heard them before - unless you have the privilege of knowing Mr Hanley personally. Here are irreverent stories of Billy Butin's John o' Groats walk, the Edinburgh Festival, Burn's songs, ceilidhs in the Highland, Glencoe, M'Gonagall. Here, in short, is Clifford Hanley, the author of that uproarious autobiography, Dancing in the Streets, leaning on the bar and talking directly to you about the love of his life, Scotland, And how hilariously and lucidly he does it.' The dust jacket is well worn with chips and small tears but the book remains tight and bright.


  • Author:
    Hanley, Clifford
  • Book Condition:
    Good Plus
  • Publisher:
    Hutchinson & Co. Publishers
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  • Jacket Condition:
    Good Minus
  • Binding:
    Hard Cover
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1 In Stock