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Waverley

Waverley

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Sir Walter Scott’s Jacobite epic, Waverley, is the thrilling tale of the 1745 campaign to restore the House of Stuart to the throne of England. Edward Waverley, a young English soldier, is sent to the Scottish Lowlands home of his friend Baron Bradwardine, where he falls under the sway of both the lovely Flora Mac-Ivor and the Highland cause.

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Sir Walter Scott’s Jacobite epic, Waverley, is the thrilling tale of the 1745 campaign to restore the House of Stuart to the throne of England. Edward Waverley, a young English soldier, is sent to the Scottish Lowlands home of his friend Baron Bradwardine, where he falls under the sway of both the lovely Flora Mac-Ivor and the Highland cause.

Waverley is considered the first English historical novel, and had enormous success and influence in nineteenth-century literature. Sir Walter Scott has been hailed by fellow authors Goethe, Lord Byron, and Thomas Moore as one of the greatest English writers of all time.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781596256408
Publisher:
Neeland Media LLC
Publication date:
01/01/2011
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Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
2 MB

Meet the Author

The Scottish novelist and academic MARGARET ELPHINSTONE's first novel was published in 1987. Her latest, The Gathering Night, was published in 2009. She is Emeritus Professor of Scottish Literature at Strathclyde University in Glasgow. Apart from spells of academic work in the USA, she has spent most of her working life in various parts of Scotland including Shetland, Edinburgh and Glasgow.

SIR WALTER SCOTT (1771–1832) was a Scottish historical novelist, playwright, and poet.

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