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8 edition of The Guynd found in the catalog.

The Guynd

a Scottish journal

by Belinda Rathbone

  • 125 Want to read
  • 29 Currently reading

Published by Quantuck Lane Press in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Scotland,
  • Scotland.
    • Subjects:
    • Rathbone, Belinda -- Homes and haunts -- Scotland.,
    • Married people -- Scotland.,
    • Manors -- Scotland.,
    • Scotland -- Social life and customs -- 20th century.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementBelinda Rathbone.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDA826 .R38 2005
      The Physical Object
      Paginationp. cm.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3393354M
      ISBN 101593720157
      LC Control Number2005003465

      Offering an American woman's view of pastoral Scotland, this is an account of the author's marriage and her years spent at The Guynd, her husband's ancestral estate. It follows her learning curve in dealing with a crumbling mansion, troublesome tenants, local aristocracy, Scottish rituals and a husband for whom change is anathema. Get this from a library! The Guynd: a Scottish journal. [Belinda Rathbone] -- The author describes her life married to a Scottish laird and dealing with a grand but crumbling Georgian mansion, troublesome tenants, and an intractable class system.

      John remains at the Guynd and I return there with my son once a year - it is his inheritance, and one day he, too, will be laird of the manor. For his sake, I have written my memoirs, the story of.   I was delighted to find a signed copy of this book and so looked forward to reading it. What a disappointment! This book, it seemed to me, was just a vehicle for a long whinge about everything Scottish, people no longer willing to work at the big house, the cold, grey countryside, the repetitive discussions re the rebellion, the poor local people happy to be out of work /5(8).

      Guynd House is a Category B listed building in Carmyllie, Angus, Scotland. See why it was listed, view it on a map, see visitor comments and photos and share your own comments and photos of . Alexander Strachan had Carmylie in 12 April, , John Auchterloney of Guynd was served as heir to his father, John of Guynd, of the lands of Guynd. {Lnq. Ret., XXXV., ) 24 Feb., , John Auchterlonie was served as heir general of his father, John of Guynd.


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Rathbone, born American, meets and marries a member of the Scottish aristocracy and moves with him to his run-down ancestral home in the countryside/5(26).

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The Guynd: A Scottish Journal. This memoir offers an American woman's uniquely privileged view into the pastoral Scotland of today. By turns funny, heartwarming, and occasionally sad, it is the author's account of her marriage to a Scottish landowner and of the years they spent together at "The Guynd," his large ancestral estate.

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Book Summary: The title of this book is The Guynd and it was written by Belinda Rathbone. This particular edition is in a Hardcover format. This books publish date is and it has a suggested retail price of $ It was published by Quantuck Lane Press and has a total of pages in the : Inwithin her first months at the Guynd (rhyming with the wind) she has perhaps the greatest success in this world steeped in primogeniture and ancestral awareness; she produces the.

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Here's a short video detailing my exploration of Guynd Den as I go in search of the elusive Temple of Guynd. I was expecting a challenging adventure through a dense woodland but it was quite easy.

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First off, for anyone who wants to know how to pronounce the name of the book, "The Guynd" rhymes with "the wind". This memoir offers an American woman's view of rural Scotland today.

It is an account of the author's marriage and her years spent at /5(1). The Guynd, the Gaelic word for a high, marshy place (it rhymes with wind), is also the title of Ms. Rathbone's recently published memoir of her decade-long highland fling.

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Godine Publisher, David R., Hardcover. Very Good. Disclaimer:A copy that has been read, but remains in excellent condition. Pages are intact and are not marred by notes or highlighting, but may contain a neat previous owner name.

The spine remains undamaged. An ex-library book and may have standard. Guynd is a Gaelic word for a high, marshy place - in this case a much neglected one. It is also the title of a very entertaining autobiographical book about the decade that Belinda Rathbone spent trying to restore the Guynd, and to make it a family home for her husband and son.

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