Meluki's Celtic Catalog

Celtic Culture in Words and Music



When I Heard The Bell

When I Heard The Bell
Item# 9781841588582
$24.95

Product Description

Publisher: Birlinn

Author: John MacLeod

The loss of the Iolaire remains the worst peacetime British disaster at sea since the sinking of the Titanic. Yet, beyond the Western Isles, few have ever heard of what is not only one of the cruelest events in our history but an extraordinary maritime mystery a tale not only of bureaucrats in a hurry, unfathomable Naval incompetence and abiding, official contempt for the lives of Highlanders, but of individual heroism, astonishing escapes, heart-rending anecdote and the resilience and faith of a remarkable people. (pb)