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Chronicles of the Canongate By Walter Scott

Chronicles of the Canongate by Walter Scott

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Set within a framing narrative told by Chrystal Croftangry, these three stories are set in the years following the Jacobite defeat and all feature characters who are leaving Scotland to seek their fortunes elsewhere.

Chronicles of the Canongate Summary

Chronicles of the Canongate by Walter Scott

Set within a framing narrative told by Chrystal Croftangry, these three stories are set in the years following the Jacobite defeat and all feature characters who are leaving Scotland to seek their fortunes elsewhere. In 'The Highland Widow' and 'The Two Drovers', two young men find themselves torn between traditional Scottish loyalties and the opportunities offered by England. And 'The Surgeon's Daughter' follows three young Scots to India during the first phase years of the British Empire.

About Walter Scott

Born and educated in Edinburgh, Walter Scott (1771-1832) is credited with establishing the form of the historical novel.
Claire Lamont is Professor of English Romantic Literature at University of Newcastle and series editor for Walter Scott in Penguin Classics.

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GOR011279810
9780140439892
0140439897
Chronicles of the Canongate by Walter Scott
Used - Like New
Paperback
Penguin Books Ltd
2003-06-05
480
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