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The Master of Ballantrae
     

The Master of Ballantrae

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by Robert Louis Stevenson
 

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Stevenson�s brooding historical romance demonstrates his most abiding theme�the elemental struggle between good and evil�as it unfolds against a hauntingly beautiful Scottish landscape, amid the fierce loyalties and violent enmities that characterized Scottish history. When two brothers attempt to split their loyalties between the warring factions of the 1745 Jacobite

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Stevenson�s brooding historical romance demonstrates his most abiding theme�the elemental struggle between good and evil�as it unfolds against a hauntingly beautiful Scottish landscape, amid the fierce loyalties and violent enmities that characterized Scottish history. When two brothers attempt to split their loyalties between the warring factions of the 1745 Jacobite rising, one family finds itself tragically divided.


Product Details

BN ID:
2940149167821
Publisher:
Tower Publishing
Publication date:
04/01/2008
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Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
272 KB

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Meet the Author

Robert Louis (Balfour) Stevenson (November 13, 1850�December 3, 1894), was a Scottish novelist, poet, and travel writer, and a leading representative of Neo-romanticism in English literature. He was the man who "seemed to pick the right word up on the point of his pen, like a man playing spillikins", as G. K. Chesterton put it. He was also greatly admired by many authors, including Jorge Luis Borges, Ernest Hemingway, Rudyard Kipling and Vladimir Nabokov. Most modernist writers dismissed him, however, because he was popular and did not write within their narrow definition of literature. It is only recently that critics have begun to look beyond Stevenson's popularity and allow him a place in the canon. Source: Wikipedia

Brief Biography

Date of Birth:
November 13, 1850
Date of Death:
December 3, 1894
Place of Birth:
Edinburgh, Scotland
Place of Death:
Vailima, Samoa
Education:
Edinburgh University, 1875

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