Squabbling Siblings
Andrew G. Newby (Collegium for Advanced Studies, University of Helsinki)
A review of
Frank Ferguson & James. McConnel (eds), Ireland and Scotland in the Nineteenth Century (Dublin, Four Courts Press, 2009. Pp 182. Hardback ISBN 978-1-84682-150-9, €49.50).

Folklore and the Fantastic
Shane McCorristine (NUI, Maynooth)
A review of
Jason Marc Harris, Folklore and the Fantastic in Nineteenth-Century British Fiction (Ashgate, Aldershot, Hampshire, 2008), ISBN: 0754657663, ix + 235pp. Hard Cover. £50.

Northern Views
Kirsteen M MacKenzie (University of Aberdeen)
A review of
Michael Newton, Warriors of the Word: The World of the Scottish Highlanders (Birlinn; Edinburgh, 2009), 449pp. ISBN: 1841588261, £20.00

Writing for Laughs
Michael Brown (University of Aberdeen)
A review of
Daniel C. Fouke, Philosophy and Theology in a Burlesque Mode: John Toland and “The Way of Paradox” (Humanity Books, Amherst New York, 2007), ISBN 978-1-59102-324-1, Hardback, $65.00/ £54.50

Many Marys
Caroline Erskine (University of Aberdeen)
A Review of
John D. Staines, The Tragic Histories of Mary Queen of Scots, 1560-1690 (Farnham, Ashgate, 2009), 278pp, £55

Speaking Out
Peter Davidson (University of Aberdeen)
A review of
Jason Harris and Keith Sidwell (eds.) Making Ireland Roman: Irish Neo-Latin Writers and the Republic of Letters  (Cork: Cork University Press, 2009) ISBN 978-185918-453-0 Hardback 254pp €49, £45.