Angus McDonald Edmonds

Biography

A proud Teri (born in Hawick, Borders) Angus lived in Africa before returning to Scotland for his senior education, becoming active in the Home Rule movement. A graduate of Edinburgh University where he was active in student politics through the Nationalist Club and the old Teviot Row Union, he stood as a Scottish National Party candidate for both Edinburgh City Council (1968)and Parliament (1974). A two-year teaching contract in Australia led to an interesting and successful career in education earning him a Medal of the Order of Australia in 2006. Active in the Society of St Andrew, Angus became something of an expert on Australia's Scottish heritage. He has spoken and written on various facets of this history and appeared on the BBC TV series 'Scottish Empire' in 2001. In recent years he has taken to writing historical fiction and family sagas which he is now publishing beginning with 'Freeman Stand.'

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Books

The Lass o' Gowrie
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 75,710. Language: English (Scottish dialect). Published: June 30, 2013. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
The Lass o’ Gowrie begins a family saga trilogy set in early 20th century Scotland. Kate Balfour and Alexander Lochhead, heir to a substantial farming property, are lovers but face the challenge of class prejudice and family pride. There is cruelty and kindness, the worst and best of the human spirit. When tragedy strikes the future looks grim...but compassion and a seer's prophecy give hope...
Freeman Stand
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 132,210. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
this is an epic story of capture, trial, transportation, escape. in 1794 the Scottish poet and radical robert burns anonymously published ‘scots wha hae.’ the british government banned it as seditious. combining research with imaginative insight ‘freeman stand’ explores ‘what if burns’ authorship had been revealed?’ his loss of freedom leads to new understanding and commitment to freedom for all.

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