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Flower of Scotland

4.02 of 5 stars 4.02  ·  rating details  ·  41 ratings  ·  4 reviews
In the idyllic summer of 1912, all seems rosy for Murdo Drummond and his four children. Charlotte is ecstatically in love with Geoffrey; Peter prepares for the day when he will inherit the family distillery, while Andrew, gregarious and fun-loving, is already turning heads and hearts. Nell, the youngest, contents herself with daydreams of a handsome highlander. The Great W ...more
Paperback, 569 pages
Published March 1st 1998 by Little, Brown Book Group
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Flower of Scotland Emma Blair
3*

I would class this as a family saga which I dont really tend to read apart from Penny Vicenzi who I love lol.

The story revolves around the Drummond family in Scotland they own a premium whisky making factory and seem to have it all until the outbreak of WWII.

We see the story from the viewpoints of several family members and their own individual experiences of the war.

If you like happy romantic novels this is not for you, its quiet a bleak story and while certain fa
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Sue
Saga about the Drummond family. It starts well, but there was too much sex and violence for my tastes, early on in the book. The plot seemed to focus on prostitution, betrayal, and rather cardboard characters. Eventually I gave up and read the last few chapters. It was easy to see what had happened, so I didn't bother to read the middle. Unimpressed.
Josie Rideg
A story which demonstratesd how the Great War (wwi)affected and transformed everyday lives of families, especially womenb, and how it transformed a whole generation's attitudes and way of life.
Elaine Mcinnes
Good read.
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Shakespearean actor, Sydney lifeguard, Scottish newspaper journalist, American high school graduate, playwright and now number one best selling novelist, Iain Blair has packed more than most into his sixty something years. But while millions of regular fans enjoy his 29 published novels, none has ever heard of Iain. Why? Because they only know him as romantic novelist Emma Blair.
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