ISBN-10: 0415969352

ISBN-13: 9780415969352

This choice of poems rooted within the wild and lovely lands that lie among England and Scotland describes a historically lawless region whose population owed allegiance first to family members and laird after which to the gurus in London or Edinburgh. Recording a violent, clannish international of fierce hatreds and passionate loyalties, the ballads inform vibrant stories of raids, feuds and betrayals, romances and acts of revenge.

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