Gaeldom and the Western District
Scotland's Gaelic-speakers are not very numerous--according to the latest publication of the Gaelic Television Committee they number about 82,000, all of them bi-lingual--but they are very well catered for, both in broadcasting and publishing. The principal publishers of new Gaelic writing are Acair ['anchor'] of Stornoway and Gairm ('cockcrow', 'proclamation'] of Glasgow. Each firm publishes some fiction in familiar genres, such as tales of adventure, espionage and detection, and romances of the past and future.
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