This recently published book joins a growing list of short illustrated publications about Fife's heritage. Others have dealt with castles, medieval abbeys and churches, salt and coal works at Preston Island, Valleyfield and St Monans, and the stunning coast. Indeed, apart from the odd photograph of former collieries in books like Old Wemyss and The Lost Village of Buckhaven for example (titles published by Stenlake), there are few modern books that deal with any aspect of mining in Fife. However, Hutton presented a photographic record of Fife: The Mining Kingdom, also published by Stenlake, in 1999. It is noticeable...

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