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Rob Roy
by Sir Walter Scott

Published: 2010-02-07
Paperback : 336 pages
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The book may have numerous typos or missing text. It is not illustrated or indexed. However, purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original rare book from the publisher's website. You can also preview the book there. Purchasers are also entitled to a trial membership in the publisher's book club where they can select from more than a million books for free. Original Publisher: Henry Frowde, Oxford University Press Publication date: 1912 Subjects: Fiction / Classics; Fiction / Historical; Fiction / Literary; Fiction / Westerns; Literary Criticism / European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh

This novel, first published in 1817, achieved a huge success and helped establish the historical novel as a literary form. In rich prose and vivid description, Rob Roy follows the adventures of a businessman's son, Frank Osbaldistone, who is sent to Scotland and finds himself drawn to the powerful, enigmatic figure of Rob Roy MacGregor, the romantic outlaw who fights for justice and dignity for the Scots. This is an incomparable portrait of the haunted Highlands and Scotland's glorious past.

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