Lifting the Clouds From the Highlands

Everyone in Assynt [EM] a small district in the north-western Scottish Highlands [EM] knows Robbie Mackenzie. He's a poacher, and once served four months in prison for killing 49 deer in one weekend. Mackenzie is right at home in the landscape, with the double-humpbacked mountain of Suilven and the Abhainn na Clach Airigh River rushing through the moorlands. But last August, as he strode out to bag his first stag of the season, everything seemed unfamiliar. For the first time in his 42 years, Mackenzie didn't have to look over his shoulder. For the first time, he wasn't a criminal trespassing...

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