After 4 years of research and writing, Norma's book "Raasay: the
Island and its People" was published by Birlinn during 2002.
the history of Raasay from the Medieval period into the 20th Century,
this book is the first detailed history of one of the most varied and
beautiful of all Hebridean islands.
Acclaimed as challenging many of the long-held assumptions about
the early history of Raasay and as being a major contribution to the
current literature on the Scottish islands, the book is a fascinating
insight and is a 'must-have' for any family that can trace roots back to
"Raasay: the Island and its People" (ISBN # 1 84158 235
2) makes indispensable and enlightening reading for anyone with family
links or an interest in the island.
Available in hardback @£25.00 (296 pages - 16 pages b&b
illustrations - 8 pages colour illustrations - maps) from good bookshops
everywhere OR from the Publishers - Birlinn (buy online at their website
or place your order direct with their Sales Line by telephone on +44
(0)131 - 677 - 7799).
West Suisnish, Isle of Raasay