Ivanhoe: A Romance

      Walter Scott / Romance & Love
Ivanhoe: A Romance

With 11 full page colour illustrations. The story of one of the remaining Saxon noble families at a time when the nobility in England was overwhelmingly Norman. It follows the Saxon protagonist, Sir Wilfred of Ivanhoe, who is out of favour with his father for his allegiance to the Norman king Richard the Lionheart. The story is set in 1194, after the failure of the Third Crusade, when many of the Crusaders were still returning to their homes in Europe. King Richard, who had been captured by Leopold of Austria on his return journey to England, was believed to be still in captivity. The legendary Robin Hood, initially under the name of Locksley, is also a character in the story, as are his "merry men". The character that Scott gave to Robin Hood in Ivanhoe helped shape the modern notion of this figure as a cheery noble outlaw.
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    The Bride of Lammermoor

      Walter Scott / Romance & Love
The Bride of Lammermoor

The plans of Edgar, Master of Ravenswood to regain his ancient family estate from the corrupt Lord Keeper of the Great Seal of Scotland are frustrated by the complexities of the legal and political situations following the 1707 Act of Union, and by his passion for his enemy's beautiful daughter Lucy. First published in 1819, this intricate and searching romantic tragedy offers challenging insights into emotional and sexual politics, and demonstrates the shrewd way in which Scott presented his work as historical document, entertainment, and work of art. About the Series: For over 100 years Oxford World's Classics has made available the broadest spectrum of literature from around the globe. Each affordable volume reflects Oxford's commitment to scholarship, providing the most accurate text plus a wealth of other valuable features, including expert introductions by leading authorities, voluminous notes to clarify the text, up-to-date bibliographies for further study, and much more.
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    The Pirate

      Walter Scott / Romance & Love
The Pirate

This carefully crafted ebook: "The Complete Novels of Sir Walter Scott: Waverly, Rob Roy, Ivanhoe, The Pirate, Old Mortality, The Guy Mannering, The Antiquary, The Heart of Midlothian and many more (Illustrated)" is formatted for your eReader with a functional and detailed table of contents.Table of Contents:Introduction:SIR WALTER SCOTT AND LADY MORGAN by Victor HugoMEMORIES AND PORTRAITS by Robert Louis StevensonSCOTT AND HIS PUBLISHERS by Charles DickensWAVERLY NOVELS:WAVERLEYGUY MANNERINGTHE ANTIQUARYROB ROYIVANHOEKENILWORTHTHE PIRATETHE FORTUNES OF NIGELPEVERIL OF THE PEAKQUENTIN DURWARDST. RONAN'S WELLREDGAUNTLETWOODSTOCKTHE FAIR MAID OF PERTHANNE OF GEIERSTEINTales of My LandlordOLD MORTALITYBLACK DWARFTHE HEART OF MIDLOTHIANTHE BRIDE OF LAMMERMOORA LEGEND OF MONTROSECOUNT ROBERT OF PARISCASTLE DANGEROUSTales from Benedictine SourcesTHE MONASTERYTHE ABBOTTales of the CrusadersTHE BETROTHEDTHE TALISMANBiographies:SIR WALTER SCOTT by George SaintsburySIR WALTER SCOTT by Richard H. HuttonMEMOIRS OF THE LIFE OF SIR WALTER SCOTT by J. G. LockhartSir Walter Scott (1771-1832) was a Scottish historical novelist, playwright and poet. He was the first modern English-language author to have a truly international career in his lifetime, with many contemporary readers in Europe, Australia, and North America. His novels and poetry are still read, and many of his works remain classics of both English-language literature and of Scottish literature. Famous titles include Ivanhoe, Rob Roy, The Lady of the Lake, Waverley, The Heart of Midlothian and The Bride of Lammermoor.
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    The Black Dwarf

      Walter Scott / History & Fiction
The Black Dwarf

The story is set just after the Union of Scotland and England (1707), in the Liddesdale hills of the Scottish Borders, familiar to Scott from his work collecting ballads for The Minstrelsy of the Scottish Border. The main character is based on David Ritchie, whom Scott met in the autumn of 1797. In the tale, the dwarf is Sir Edward Mauley, a hermit regarded by the locals as being in league with the Devil, who becomes embroiled in a complex tale of love, revenge, betrayal, Jacobite schemes and a threatened forced marriage.
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    A Legend of Montrose

      Walter Scott / History & Fiction
A Legend of Montrose

Of all the writers in the 19th century, the preeminent one was Sir Walter Scott, whose works were so beloved that he had an international fan base well before he died. The Scotsman is still considered one of the greatest writers of the English language, and his most famous and popular title is Ivanhoe, but he is also remembered for other works like The Lady of the Lake, Waverley, and The Bride of Lammermoor.
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    Woodstock; or, the Cavalier

      Walter Scott / History & Fiction
Woodstock; or, the Cavalier

Woodstock, or The Cavalier. A Tale of the Year Sixteen Hundred and Fifty-one (1826) is a historical novel by Walter Scott. Set just after the English Civil War, it was inspired by the legend of the Good Devil of Woodstock, which in 1649 supposedly tormented parliamentary commissioners who had taken possession of a royal residence at Woodstock, Oxfordshire. The story deals with the escape of Charles II in 1652, during the Commonwealth, and his final triumphant entry into London on 29 May 1660.
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    St. Ronan's Well

      Walter Scott / History & Fiction
St. Ronans Well

This book was originally published prior to 1923, and represents a reproduction of an important historical work, maintaining the same format as the original work. While some publishers have opted to apply OCR (optical character recognition) technology to the process, we believe this leads to sub-optimal results (frequent typographical errors, strange characters and confusing formatting) and does not adequately preserve the historical character of the original artifact. We believe this work is culturally important in its original archival form. While we strive to adequately clean and digitally enhance the original work, there are occasionally instances where imperfections such as blurred or missing pages, poor pictures or errant marks may have been introduced due to either the quality of the original work or the scanning process itself. Despite these occasional imperfections, we have brought it back into print as part of our ongoing global book preservation commitment, providing customers with access to the best possible historical reprints. We appreciate your understanding of these occasional imperfections, and sincerely hope you enjoy seeing the book in a format as close as possible to that intended by the original publisher. --This text refers to an alternate Paperback edition. --This text refers to an alternate Paperback edition.
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