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Author: Walter Scott
Publisher: Classic Books Company
Keywords: paris, robert, count
Number of Pages: 492
Published: 2001-04
ISBN-10: 0742652793
ISBN-13: 9780742652798

Count Robert of Paris, condemned by Scott's printer as "altogether a failure," was later prepared for publication by his son-in-law, J. G. Lockhart, and his publisher Robert Cadell. What appeared was a bowdlerized, tamed and tidied version of what Scott had written and dictated. This edition, the first to have returned to the manuscript and to the many surviving proofs, realises Scott's original intentions. Scott's last full novel has many roughnesses, but it also challenges the susceptibilities of his readers more directly than any other and in that lay its fault in the eyes of the lesser men

Author: Sir Walter Scott
Publisher: Classic Books Company
Keywords: roy, rob
Number of Pages: 400
Published: 2001-04
ISBN-10: 0742652394
ISBN-13: 9780742652392

From its first publication in 1816 Rob Roy has been recognised as containing some of Scott's finest writing and most engaging, fully realised characters. The outlaw Rob Roy MacGregor was already a legendary, disputed figure by the time Scott wrote - a heroic Scottish Robin Hood to some, an over-glamorised, unprincipled predator to others.

Author: Winfield Scott
Publisher: Applewood Books
Keywords: scott, general, lieut, memoirs
Number of Pages: 344
Published: 2009-10-15
ISBN-10: 1429021632
ISBN-13: 9781429021630

Author: Walter Scott
Publisher: Cambridge Scholars Publishing
Keywords: novels, scott
Number of Pages: 382
Published: 2010-03
ISBN-10: 1153876132
ISBN-13: 9781153876131

Author: Scott, Sir Walter
Publisher: Classic Books Company
Keywords: talisman
Number of Pages: 536
Published: 2001-04
ISBN-10: 074265270X
ISBN-13: 9780742652705

The second of "Tales of the Crusaders," "The Talisman" is set in Palestine during the Third Crusade (1189 - 92). Scott constructs a story of chivalric action, apparently adopting a medieval romance view of the similarities in the values of both sides. But disguise is the leading theme of the tale: it is not just that characters frequently wear clothing that conceals their identity, but that professions and cultures hide their true nature. In this novel the Christian leaders are divided by a factious criminality, and are contrasted to the magnanimity and decisiveness of Saladin, the leader of t

Author: Walter Scott
Publisher: BiblioBazaar
Keywords: scott, bart, walter, sir, prose, works, miscellaneous
Number of Pages: 484
Published: 2008-10-30
ISBN-10: 055942678X
ISBN-13: 9780559426780

Author: Jess C Scott
Publisher: Jess C Scott
Keywords: story, short, romantic, erotic, gift
Number of Pages: 17
ISBN-10: 1452350310
ISBN-13: 9781452350318
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