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Quentin Durward By Walter Scott
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rob roy By Walter Scott
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The 'Scottish Robin Hood' , Scott's stunning tale of outlawry, magnanimity, adventure, horsemanship and excitement set in the Scottish highlands. Callender Scott library
The bride of Lammermoor By Walter Scott
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Amidst the moors and mists of Scotland, Scott's evocative novel tells the tragic tale of two lovers separated by the hostility of their families and the wilds of the moors Callender Scott library
Kenilworth By walter Scott
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A riveting and tragic tale of royal love and wifely devotion - and tragedy, set in the tumultuous reign of Elizabeth I. Callender Scott library
The Abbot By Walter Scott
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In a word, when I considered myself as having been unsuccessful in the Monastery, I was tempted to try whether I could not restore, even at the risk of totally losing, my so-called reputation, by a... More > new hazard — I looked round my library, and could not but observe, that, from the time of Chaucer to that of Byron, the most popular authors had been the most prolific. Even the aristarch Johnson allowed that the quality of readiness and profusion had a merit in itself, independent of the intrinsic value of the composition. Talking of Churchill, I believe, who had little merit in his prejudiced eyes, he allowed him that of fertility, with some such qualification as this, “A Crab-apple can bear but crabs after all; but there is a great difference in favour of that which bears a large quantity of fruit, however indifferent, and that which produces only a few.”< Less
The Abbot By Walter Scott
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In a word, when I considered myself as having been unsuccessful in the Monastery, I was tempted to try whether I could not restore, even at the risk of totally losing, my so-called reputation, by a... More > new hazard — I looked round my library, and could not but observe, that, from the time of Chaucer to that of Byron, the most popular authors had been the most prolific. Even the aristarch Johnson allowed that the quality of readiness and profusion had a merit in itself, independent of the intrinsic value of the composition. Talking of Churchill, I believe, who had little merit in his prejudiced eyes, he allowed him that of fertility, with some such qualification as this, “A Crab-apple can bear but crabs after all; but there is a great difference in favour of that which bears a large quantity of fruit, however indifferent, and that which produces only a few.”< Less
Cup Calendar By Walter Scott
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Greatest Works of Sir Walter Scott: Waverley, Guy Mannering, The Antiquary, Rob Roy, Ivanhoe, Kenilworth, The Fortunes of Nigel, Peveril of the Peak, Quentin Durward, Redgauntlet & Tales of the Crusaders By Sir Walter Scott
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Sir Walter Scott (1771–1832) was a Scottish novelist, acclaimed as the inventor of the genre of the modern historical novel. He tried his hand at documenting his researches into the oral... More > tradition of the Scottish Borders in prose fiction as a mimetic vehicle for portraying historical events, and published his first novel, Waverley, anonymously. There followed a succession of novels over the next years, each with a historical setting, rehabilitating the public perception of the ancient culture of the Scottish Highlands. Mindful of his reputation as a poet, Scott maintained the anonymity publishing under the name "Author of Waverley". This collection, contains his best works, in their original editions: Waverley, Guy Mannering, The Antiquary, Rob Roy, Ivanhoe, Kenilworth, The Fortunes of Nigel, Peveril of the Peak, Quentin Durward, Redgauntlet & Tales of the Crusaders.< Less
THE BLACK DWARF By SIR WALTER SCOTT
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The Tale of Old Mortality By Sir Walter Scott
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The fifth in Sir Walter Scott's Waverley novels. Complete with Introduction by Andrew Lang and glossary.