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Rosemary Goring

Rosemary Goring is a writer and journalist who worked for many years for Scotland on Sunday, before moving to The Herald and Sunday Herald. Her books include 'Scotland: The Autobiography: 2000 Years of Scottish History By Those Who Saw It Happen', and the novels 'After Flodden' and 'Dacre's War'.

Rosemary Goring

Rosemary Goring

Our history has been told countless times, but women usually only get a walk-on part. 'Scotland: Her Story' aims to redress the balance, and offer a view of the nation's high points and darkest times from women's perspective.

Drawing on court records, diaries, chronicles, letters, newspapers, memoirs and interviews, Rosemary Goring has gathered the experiences of women and girls since the middle ages, be they nuns, servants, housewives, toddlers, doctors, thieves, schoolchildren, politicians, cooks, novelists and very many others. The result is an entirely original and often startling take on the past 1500 years. 


Great fun this morning @bookmarkblair keeping that naughty @StuartMacBride under control. Go read his new book. Go on. Go on.

Russel D McLean

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