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Whisky galore.

Sir Compton Mackenzie

Whisky galore.

by Sir Compton Mackenzie

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Published by Chatto & Windus .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Originally published 1947.

SeriesQueen"s classics
The Physical Object
Pagination255p.,20cm
Number of Pages255
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19935839M

Hardcover. Condition: Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Poor. 1st Edition. Whisky Galore, by Compton Mackenzie, first edition, published in by Chatto and Windus. Hardback with dark pink cloth and gold title to spine. corners are bumped and there is light staining and wear to . Check out this great listen on It's , and the war has brought rationing to the Hebridean Islands of Great and Little Todday. When food is in short supply, it is bad enough, but when the whisky runs out, it looks like the end of the world. Morale is at rock bottom. George Campbel.

  Directed by Gillies MacKinnon. With Naomi Battrick, Sean Biggerstaff, James Cosmo, Matt Costello. Scottish islanders try to plunder cases of whisky from a stranded ship/10(K). Wartime food rationing is bad enough, but when the whisky supplies run out on the Hebridean islands of Great and Little Todday, nothing seems to go right. Then the fifty-thousand-bottle cargo of the shipwrecked S. S. Cabinet Minister brings salvation - in its most giddily intoxicating form/5(4).

Originally released in Great Britain as Whisky Galore!, Tight Little Island is a comedy predicated on the notion that all Scotsmen are lushes. The tiny Scots Island of Todday suffers from a %. Drinks writer Ian Buxton’s latest book is cheekily titled “ Whiskies Galore ”, but I feel the ghost of Compton Mackenzie will probably forgive the play on words. The tome is a very splendid travelogue during which the grizzled industry insider ferries his posh collection of fountain pens and designer ink between Scotland’s island distilleries, leaving some of us squirming with Author: Carl Reavey.


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The original Ealing comedy of Whisky Galore is a pleasure and the remake surprisingly good, with a brilliant Eddie Izzard as Waggett, played so, so well but for me the book is the best, while the films are simple sketches. This book is worth the read and repays the/5.

Whisky Galore Audio CD – J by Compton Mackenzie (Author) out of 5 stars 15 ratings. See all 32 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

Price New from Used from Audible Audiobook, Abridged "Please retry" $ Free with your /5(15). "Whisky Galore" is the simple love story of two men unable to marry their sweethearts because wartime circumstances have denied their island uisge beatha - whisky, the water of life, essential to both popping the question and to the ceremonies.

All is well when the "Cabinet Minister", with its cargo of top-of-the-range whiskies, founders on /5(14). This volume issued by Canongate in tells an interesting story - from "Whisky Magazine" by Ian Whisky galore.

book Re: WHISKY GALORE - SMWS PRINTING "This is quite a funny story. The book was originally sponsored by Dewar's, aroundshortly after the Bacardi acquisition of the brand. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine.

1st Edition (as such). This volume issued by Canongate in tells an interesting story - from "Whisky Magazine" by Ian Buxton: Re: WHISKY GALORE - SMWS PRINTING "This is quite a funny story. The book was originally sponsored by Dewar's, aroundshortly after the Bacardi acquisition of the brand.

Whisky Galore. is a British comedy film produced by Ealing Studios, starring Basil Radford, Bruce Seton, Joan Greenwood and Gordon was the directorial debut of Alexander Mackendrick; the screenplay was by Compton Mackenzie, an adaptation of his novel Whisky Galore, and Angus story—based on a true event—concerns a shipwreck off a fictional Scottish island Music by: Ernest Irving.

It’s precisely 75 years since the historical event which inspired the book and film of Whisky Galore. But the true story of the sinking of the SS Politician is even more remarkable than the fictional tale, reports Richard Woodard. Precious cargo: the SS Politician foundered off Eriskay 75 years ago.

Seventy-five years ago today, on the. of 83 results for "whisky galore book" Skip to main search results Amazon Prime. Free UK Delivery by Amazon. FREE Delivery on orders over £10 for books or over £20 for other categories shipped by Amazon The Little Book of Whisky: The Perfect Gift for Lovers of the Water of Life.

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BBC RADIO DRAMA, Scotland World War Two, whisky galore!, Saturday Night Theatre Bernard Holley and Dolina Maclennan star in Hector MacMillan 's new dramatisation of Compton Mackenzie's comedy Saturday Night Theatre. Humour Galore, the narrator MAKES this audiobook, a performance whiskey Galore is a cultural baptismal dowsing the reader in Scotch whiskey, a story that starts w the lack thereof.

If i could give this narrator 10 stars i would. It's and the Pallas Players, an all-female theatre company, are putting on a play: Whisky Galore. They transport us back to on the Scottish islands of Great and Little Todday, where the whisky supply has dried up because of the war, leaving tensions running high.

Relief seems to be at hand when a ship carry bottles of whisky is 5/5(1). Whisky Galore by Compton Mackenzie certainly subscribes to this definition. Although there has been the excellent Ealing comedy and the more recent screen adaptation, the book is a completely different beast.

The story is much richer in detail then either of the two films and captures the culture and identity of the Western Isles in captivating /5(49). Additional Physical Format: Online version: Mackenzie, Compton, Sir, Whisky galore. London, Chatto and Windus, (OCoLC) Material Type.

A delightfully comic yarn by a master story teller, Whisky Galore tracks the effects of a whisky shortage, and then a whisky surplus, on the fictional islands of Great and Little Todday, in the Scottish Hebrides, during World War II.

A tale told with a tremendous love for the people and the heritage of the Hebrides. Highly recommended/5(5). Find books like Whisky Galore from the world’s largest community of readers. Goodreads members who liked Whisky Galore also liked: Rob Roy, The World Acc. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

Whisky Galore!, released in the USA under the name Tight Little Island, is the name of a comedy film and a book written by Scottish writer Compton Mackenzie.

The story relates the looting of the wrecked SS Politician off the Isle of Eriskay in with a cargo ofbottles of Scotch Whisky.

Before I so much as turned a page of Ian Buxton’s Whiskies Galore. I found myself gulping down deep breaths of sweet fresh air, because – praise be to Aeneas Macdonald– this book isn’t Another Introduction To Whisky.

S urely, by now, we’re at the deep end of the Introduction-To-Whisky tar-pit. The gloopy casserole of same-again truisms, distilling-the-basics, hundred-to-try, quasi. Whisky Galore, Clydebank.

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