A Lost Lady of Old Years (Barnes & Noble Digital Library) [NOOK Book]

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This novel, set during the Jacobite Rebellion in Scotland in 1745, tells the story of Francis Birkenshaw, a young Edinburgh man intent on leading a life of debauchery until he chances upon the beautiful Margaret Murray, wife of the Bonnie Prince’s secretary. Francis is soon led down a dangerous and adventurous road with Margaret’s husband, the villainous traitor John Murray of Broughton. A dark tale of love and betrayal, A Lost Lady of Old Years is also a compelling portrait of this turbulent time in European ...

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A Lost Lady of Old Years (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

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Overview


This novel, set during the Jacobite Rebellion in Scotland in 1745, tells the story of Francis Birkenshaw, a young Edinburgh man intent on leading a life of debauchery until he chances upon the beautiful Margaret Murray, wife of the Bonnie Prince’s secretary. Francis is soon led down a dangerous and adventurous road with Margaret’s husband, the villainous traitor John Murray of Broughton. A dark tale of love and betrayal, A Lost Lady of Old Years is also a compelling portrait of this turbulent time in European history.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781411463752
  • Publisher: Barnes & Noble
  • Publication date: 12/5/2011
  • Series: Barnes & Noble Digital Library
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 308
  • Sales rank: 761,036
  • File size: 287 KB

Meet the Author


John Buchan (1875-1940), first Baron Tweedsmuir, was a Scottish novelist and member of Parliament, who served as the Governor General of Canada.  He wrote many novels as well as books on politics, history, biography, and criticism. But he is best known for his suspense novel The Thirty-Nine Steps, made into a film by Alfred Hitchcock. 

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