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  “When I get a little money, I buy books. If any is left I buy food and clothes.” Erasmus  
 
What is a Loaghtan?
  A Rochester Town Crier'  
  A Manx A-B-C-Dery
An Alphabetical Tour of the
Isle of Man
 
  Visitors are often surprised by how much there is to see on the Isle of Man, so how do they choose where to go? This book makes it simpler.  
  Twenty-six attractions, one for each letter of the alphabet. Some are well-known, some are not, but all are worth a look. So:

A… is for Albert’s Tower.
B… is for Bride bunkers.
C… is for Corrin’s Tower.


And so on.
 
  For example, did you know that Orrisdale was once called Four Towns but no one seems to know why? Or that Rushen Abbey used to be famous for its cream teas? Or that the Ayres is home to one of only two ecosystems of the kind in Europe?  
  And there’s a bonus!  
  Numbers one to ten get a look
in as well...
 
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As a reader have you ever felt that the books you really want to own are just too expensive?

So did we!

To rectify that we at Loaghtan Books keep our prices as low as possible and the quality of our books as high as we can.

We are a small but growing independent
publishing house, founded to produce the sort
of books we want to read but can’t find elsewhere. At the moment we publish only factual books,
but in the future, who knows…?

We don’t restrict ourselves to specialising in
certain subjects, preferring to base our books on what readers tell us interest them. Whatever the subject each publication is researched thoroughly and imaginatively illustrated. Our books aim equally at education, illumination and entertainment or, to put it another way, learning and fun.

Some of our books are based on unique historic material; manuscripts and photographs not previously published to which we have added commentary so that our readers can understand allusions in the text not obvious to modern eyes.
Other books are completely new, researched and written in house or by authors whose standards are as high as our own.

In this digital age, information can be can be seen by thousands merely at the click of the mouse.
But how accurate is it? And who checks that it’s true? At Loaghtan Books we check. We verify everything we publish. And accuracy needn’t
be stuffy and boring. Look at our book pages to find out.

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