Dan Boothby at Edinburgh International Book Festival

Harbouring a lifelong obsession with Gavin Maxwell's Ring of Bright Water trilogy, Dan Boothby jumped at a chance to move to the author's Highlands home. Island of Dreams is Boothby's story of the history (natural and human) he found there. In A Monstrous Commotion: The Mysteries of Loch Ness, Gareth Williams investigates the scientific community's moves to quash exploration of the ancient loch's mysteries. " " " "Part of our The Scotland that Shaped Us series of events.

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    Edinburgh International Book Festival

    Edinburgh International Book Festival 5a Charlotte Square


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  • Event Date

    29/08/2016 11:00:00 - 29/08/2016 12:00:00

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About Dan Boothby

Dan Boothby was born in 1969. He has travelled extensively, including sailing over 40,000 sea miles. Island of Dreams is his first work of creative non-fiction.