Love of Country: A Hebridean Journey

Loch na Cuilce and Loch Coruisk with Black Cuillins in background, Isle of Skye, Scotland

  • Room 417, Babbage Building (This room has disabled access - if the ground floor door is locked, please ring 01752 588400.)

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The Hebrides were at the centre of a network of ancient shipping routes which led to a history of cultures colliding and merging. Home to a long and rich Gaelic tradition, they have attracted saints and sinners, and artists and writers, inspiring awe and dread as well as deep attachment. 

Over six years, Madeleine Bunting travelled to the Hebrides, exploring their landscapes, histories and magnetic pull. With great sensitivity and perceptiveness, she uses her visits to delve into the meanings of home and belonging.

Join us to discuss this lyrical account of Europe’s northwest edge.

The event is free to attend and is open to all - no booking required. If you don't have time to read the book, a summary will be available.

Email Sue Kay (s.kay@blueyonder.co.uk) or call DDE on 01392 438811 for enquiries.

An initiative of Devon Development Education, Global Book Club Plymouth is supported by by the University of Plymouth.

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