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Whiskey Galore

Sir Compton Mackenzie

Whiskey Galore

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Published by Chivers Audio Books .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Modern fiction,
  • Unabridged Audio - Fiction/General,
  • Audio Adult: Books On Tape

  • The Physical Object
    FormatAudio Cassette
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10728356M
    ISBN 100745141471
    ISBN 109780745141473
    OCLC/WorldCa28635853

      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 .   The story of the shipwreck became so famous it even inspired a novel called "Whisky Galore." Now one of the bottles is up for auction. The auction company specifically says it is not safe to drink.


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Whiskey Galore by Sir Compton Mackenzie Download PDF EPUB FB2

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 – Abridged, J by Compton Mackenzie (Author) out of 5 stars 15 ratings. See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

Price New from Used from Audible Audiobook, Abridged "Please retry" $ Free with your Audible trial: Hardcover "Please retry" $/5(15). So far, so familiar. It’s an obviously romantic tale, and one which inspired the book Whisky Galore by Compton Mackenzie, and the film of the same name, directed by Alexander Mackendrick and one of the most enduring and loved of the Ealing comedies (bizarrely retitled Tight Little Island in the US).

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.

Cabinet Minister brings salvation - in its most giddily intoxicating form/5(4). Directed by Alexander Mackendrick. With Basil Radford, Joan Greenwood, Catherine Lacey, Bruce Seton. Scottish islanders try to plun cases of whisky from a stranded ship.

Hardcover. Condition: Good. Dust Jacket Whiskey Galore book 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 edges. Top and bottom of spine are bumped. 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 Whiskey Galore book grizzled industry insider ferries his posh collection of fountain pens and designer ink between Scotland’s island distilleries, leaving some of us squirming with. London: The Reprint Society, Reprint Society edition from Some wear and creasing to the edges of unclipped dustwrapper, Whiskey Galore book bumping to spine ends and corners of green boards, a previous owner's name on f/eo, otherwise a not too bad, tig.

Whisky Galore Colombo Street Christchurch, Phone: (WHISKY) +64 (3) or Email: [email protected] Shop hours: Monday to Friday am - pm Saturday am - pm. "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). Author Compton Mackenzie, who lived on the neighbouring island of Barra, wrote his comic novel Whisky Galore based on the event.

The book was later turned into a successful film inwith a. 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). The Hardcover of the Whisky Galore by Compton Mackenzie at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more. Due to COVID, orders may be delayed. Thank you for your patience. He is the author of several books, including The Monarch of the Glen, Paper Lives, and The Stairs That Kept Going : Scotch Whisky Gifts Birthdays & Anniversaries Scotch Whisky Decanters Whisky Books Whisky of the Year.

World Whisky. Whiskies Galore Books. Show. Author Whiskies Galore. Show Filters. All (1) Standard (1) Old & Rare (0) Grid List. Price Name Latest. Whiskies Galore. Bottles of whisky have been raised from the seabed by divers, and some have been found in hiding places on Eriskay; these have been auctioned.

The story of the wreck and looting was the basis for the book Whisky Galore; an adaptation was. 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 Reviews: 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 edges. 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. Compton Mackenzie was born into a theatrical family. His father, Edward Compton, was an actor and theatre company manager; his sister, Fay Compton, starred in many of James M. Barrie's plays, including Peter Pan, or The Boy Who Wouldn't Grow was educated at St Paul's School and Magdalen College, Oxford where he obtained a degree in Modern History/5.

Whisky Galore by Mackenzie, Compton and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at 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.

We also spent on a series of island odysseys, spending time exploring Arran, Mull, Skye and Orkney and meeting the islands’ whisky-makers. So when Unfiltered’s very own columnist Ian Buxton sent over a copy of his new book, Whiskies Galore, we couldn’t wait to get stuck in.

Based on the infamous true story, Whisky Galore. is a charming and heart-warming tale of a close-knit Scottish island community who mischievously relieve a sinking cargo ship of cases of whisky during wartime scarcity. The ensuing merriment is threatened when Excise Men try to spoil the party by catching the crafty locals, red handed, with Reviews:   I enjoyed the book very much, found the writing somewhat dated.

I had been trying to get my hands on a copy of this book for several years. Great job Amazon Market Place merchant. I also watched the film Whiskey Galore. I'm a fan of Scottish novels/5(15). Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Whisky Galore by Compton Mackenzie (Paperback, ) at the best online prices at eBay.

Whisky Galore. () Full Cast & Crew. Directed by (1) Writing credits (3) Cast (24) Produced by (2) Music by (1) Cinematography by (1) Film Editing by (2) Art Direction by (1) Makeup Department (2) Production Management (2) Second Unit. Whisky Galore. has been raising laughs for nearly 70 years.

Compton Mackenzie’s popular novel inspired an unforgettable Ealing comedy in and now a brilliant new movie which shows off Scotland at its dazzling best. Two bottles of whisky salvaged from the shipwreck that inspired the book and film Whisky Galore sell for £12, after an online auction.

Whiskey Galore. K likes. The band Whiskey Galore evolved in as a result of friendship and a deep passion for Celtic music between Mike and Kevin. With the addition of. Whisky Galore Trailer () Gregor Fisher, Eddie Izzard - Comedy Movie.

Condition: Very Good. No Jacket. 1st Reprint Society. y Galore by Compton Mackenzie (We carry a wide selection of titles in The Arts, Theology, History, Politics, Social and Physical Sciences.

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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 96%(24). 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. A peaty, earthy voice with. The community work to hide the discovery from the British authorities, all while planning two weddings for the daughters of the local shopkeeper (Gregor Fisher). Eddie Izzard co-stars. Directed by Gillies MacKinnon, Whiskey Galore.

is a Actors: Gregor Fisher, Eddie Izzard, Sean Biggerstaff. A very surprising book. The plot is quite simple. The natives of two small islands in the Highlands region of Scotland are suffering privation; the supply of whisky has run out, because (as this is World War II) the supply must be sent to the US to earn money to fight the war.

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Whisky Galore The Book. This tale may have passed the world by, were it not for success of the book 6 years later by the writer Compton Mackenzie. He fictionalised Eriskay and Barra as ‘Great’ and ’Little Todday’ and the SS Politician as the ‘SS Cabinet Minister’ but was largely faithful to the original incident.

Compton Mackenzie, who wrote Whisky Galore inwhich was adapted into a film invisited Margaret Fay Shaw and her husband John Lorne Campbell at their house on the Isle of Canna so often that the typewriter he used to write the famous novel along with his slippers, smoking jacket, a handkerchief with his initials and a cigar case, complete with two.

Whisky Galore. By: Compton Mackenzie Narrated by: David Rintoul In fact, I thought there had been a mistake and the recording had somehow jumped a chapter, but no.

I felt the book needed a little more finishing but obviously Mackenzie didn't agree. In all, it is an entertaining, frothy listen well presented by David Rintoul. 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). Get this from a library! Whisky galore. [Compton Mackenzie] -- "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. oLjuJNBmNTHSintip - Read and download Compton Mackenzie book Whisky Galore in PDF, EPub online.

Free Whisky Galore book by Compton Mackenzie. Whisky Galore by Compton Mackenzie. Synopsis: World War II has brought rationing to the Hebridean islands of Great and Little Todday.Whisky Galore, Clydebank.

K likes. Remake of the Ealing Classic Whisky Galore.