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7 edition of Electric Brae found in the catalog.

Electric Brae

A Modern Romance

by Andrew Greig

  • 245 Want to read
  • 18 Currently reading

Published by Canongate Books .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Popular English Fiction,
  • Fiction - General,
  • Fiction,
  • Modern fiction,
  • General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages312
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8309891M
    ISBN 100862417406
    ISBN 109780862417406
    OCLC/WorldCa39284293

    The Electric Brae is a gravity hill in Ayrshire, Scotland, where a freewheeling vehicle will appear to be drawn uphill by some mysterious attraction. The phenomenon is an optical illusion. Janet Topham added a new photo — at Electric Brae.5/5.   At the centre of Electric Brae is the crumbling sea-stack of the Old Man of Hoy and the consuming relationship between a young artist, Kim, coldly passionate, talented, secretive, and Jimmy, a North Sea roughneck, engineer and climber. Acclaimed on publication for marking a brave new direction in the course of Scottish fiction, Electric Brae is a story of love and loss, Pages:

    Buy Electric Brae by Andrew Greig from Amazon's Fiction Books Store. Everyday low prices on a huge range of new releases and classic fiction. Electric Brae: : Andrew Greig: Books/5(16). Electric Brae: A Modern Romance was the first novel by Scottish writer Andrew title is a reference to Electric Brae in Ayrshire, where a natural optical illusion makes it seem that things can roll uphill. [citation needed]Plot summary. Jimmy Renilson is an engineer aboard a North Sea oil rig, who divides his time between his affair with temperamental artist Kim Russell (born.

    Hotels near Electric Brae, Ayr on Tripadvisor: F traveller reviews, 2, candid photos, and prices for 30 hotels near Electric Brae in Ayr, Scotland. Electric Brae by Andrew Greig and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at


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Electric Electric Brae book A Modern Romance is the only book written by Andrew Grieg that I have read. It was his first novel and was published in The book was Andrew Greig is a Scottish author and poet who was born in Bannockburn, Scotland on 23 September /5.

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See search results for this author. Are you an author. Learn about Author Central /5(9). Good Visit to Electric Brae I remember coming here on a bus tour 60 years ago and seeing the phenomenon where the bus stopped and you thought it was going uphill.

Made a return visit last weekend to Culzean Castle and on way back to Ayr stopped and it has it still gives pleasure.4/5(91).

Electric Brae: A Modern Romance Paperback – March 1, by Andrew Greig (Author) › Visit Amazon's Andrew Greig Page. Find all the books, read about the author, and more.

See search results for this author. Are you an author. Learn about Author Central /5(9). Electric Brae Gallery & Studio, Maybole.

likes 18 talking about this 13 were here. Located on the beautiful Ayrshire coastline the Electric Brae Gallery is run by Roddy & Alison ers: The term ‘Electric’ dates from a time when it was incorrectly thought to be a phenomenon caused by electric or magnetic Electric Brae book within the Brae.” Known as a “gravity hill” it is.

The illusion is a powerful one, and the resulting effect is very weird, even when you know its cause. Unusually, it is possible to capture the illusion in a photograph. The header image is taken with the photographer's back to the sea, looking towards the.

Greig's debut novel Electric Brae is the most powerful evidence of the author's talent for conveying the intricacies of human relationships against a. Electric Brae by Andrew Greig is a story of love and loss, loyalty and betrayal, and fathers and children. Synopsis At the centre of the novel is the crumbling seastack of the Old Man of Hoy and the consuming relationship between a young artist, Kim, coldly passionate, talented, secretive, and Jimmy, a North Sea roughneck, engineer and climber/5(17).

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Get this from a library. Electric Brae: a modern romance. [Andrew Greig] -- At the centre of the novel is the crumbling seastack of the Old Man of Hoy and the consuming relationship between a young artist, Kim, coldly passionate, talented, secretive, and Jimmy, a North Sea.

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Called the "Electric Brae" for an effect (once-believed to be electrical) that appears to counteract gravity, vehicles and objects seem to roll UP a decline on a short stretch of the road. Viewed from Culzean or another vantage point, it can be seen that the roadway is indeed inclined; but whilst there, one would swear that the opposite was the.

Electric Brae has been credited with inaugurating a new direction in the contemporary Scottish novel. It is neither urban nor male-centred nor angry. Instead it is distinguished by its breadth of sympathy and generosity of vision. At its centre is the crumbling seastack of the Old Man of Hoy and the consuming relationship between a young artist, Kim, coldly passionate, talented.

The term 'Electric Brae' dates from a time when it was incorrectly thought to be a phenomenon caused by electric or magnetic attraction within the Brae." Well that's the secret out - any further questions E-Mail me.

On a good day, there is a beautiful view over the Firth of Clyde looking towards Culzean Castle, Ailsa Craig with Northern Ireland. Acclaimed on publication for marking a brave new direction in the course of Scottish fiction, Electric Brae is a story of love and loss, loyalty and betrayal, and fathers and children.

It is published by Faber & Faber. To buy this book, or to find out more about the publisher, please click HERE. To read a review of the book please click HERE. Electric Brae: A Modern Romance is the only book written by Andrew Grieg that I have read.

It was his first novel and was published in The book was shortlisted for the McVitie’s Prize for Scottish Writer of the Year. The author is a critically acclaimed writer.

On Scotland's Electric Brae, Cars Really Do Seem to Roll Uphill On a quarter-mile stretch of road in South Ayrshire, Scotland, objects are pulled in a direction that appears to defy gravity. Attractions near Electric Brae: ( km) Dunure Castle ( km) Culzean Castle and Country Park ( km) A D Rattray Whisky Shop ( km) Heads of Ayr Farm Park ( km) Little Turnberry Farm & Chicken Nest; View all attractions near Electric Brae on Tripadvisor4/5(91).

This feature is not available right now. Please try again later. Ever wonder how electric brakes work? We provide just that and break it down to all the components that make the brake assembly. View our selection of trailer brakes at or call us at The Electric Brae is a gravity hill in Ayrshire, Scotland, where a freewheeling vehicle will appear to be drawn uphill by some mysterious attraction.

The phenomenon is an optical illusion. Work out when and for how long to visit Electric Brae and other Ayr attractions using our handy Ayr road trip planner.

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