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The story is about a Scottish archer in the service of the French King Louis XI.
Quentin Durward (first published in 1823), Scott's first "European" novel, was an experiment in transferring the historical romance to foreign soil. Fifteenth-century France, the French Revolution, and contemporary Britain all come together in this sharp-eyed novel of political expediency and intrigue. Quentin Durward is a young adventurer and soldier of the Scottish guards seeking fame and fortune in the France of Louis XI (1461-1483). Embarking upon a dangerous journey through the forest of the Ardennes seeking a name, a partner (there is a romance involving his love for Isabelle, Countess of Croye), and a position in the world, he knows little and understands less, but Scott represents his ignorance and naivete as useful to "the most sagacious prince in Europe"

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BN ID: 2940150686038
Publisher: Resounding Wind Publishing
Publication date: 08/09/2014
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 595 KB

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amin119 More than 1 year ago
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