The Dragon

One of many illustrations by Leighton Isaacs for our forthcoming edition of Robert Falconer, which also features English translations by David Jack side-by-side with the original Scots for all Scots dialogue, and an introduction by Michael Phillips. For more information, write to!

"Sometimes, again, he would throw down his book, and, sitting up with his back against the stake, lift his bonny lady from his side, and play as he had never played in Rothieden, playing to the dragon aloft, to keep him strong in his soaring, and fierce in his battling with the winds of heaven..."