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A House by the Shore
The true story of two impoverished teachers who bought a derelict house on the Isle of Harris and, with a lot of hard work, converted it into an award winning hotel - written with humour and passion.
Paperback, 224 pages
Published March 5th 1998 by Time Warner Paperbacks
(first published July 1st 1986)
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I was given this book by my sister sometime after we had both traveled to the Isle of Lewis, tracing down some our Scottish roots. It tells the story of a couple who moved to Harris (which is the other end of the Isle of Lewis) and eventually purchased a falling down old manse and turned it into a thriving Guest House/B&B. I started reading the book not long after receiving it, but it quickly became a "bathroom book" and was picked up only when I didn't have another book handy. Parts of it w ...more