A Far Better Place (1972)

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  • Featuring

    Ian Gilmour

  • Country

    United Kingdom

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  • Category

    Non Fiction


The story of community life on the remote inland of St Kilda, forty-five miles west of the Outer Hebrides, and how it ended when the last thirty-six inhabitants were shipped to the Scottish mainland. Based on the reminiscences and experiences of surviving St Kildans who were forced to take up residence on the mainland and considering their adjustment to their new lives.

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