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The tale of old mortality

Autor Walter Scott; Douglas S Mack
Vydavatel: Edinburgh : University Press ; New York, NY : Columbia University Press, ©1993.
Vydání/formát:   Kniha : Fiction : EnglishZobrazit všechny vydání a formáty
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It is 1679. Archbishop Sharpe, Primate of Scotland, has just been murdered. His death is a signal for rebellion in which the Covenanting army, strong in faith and willing to die for it, challenges the King's forces under the command of Claverhouse. Between the two extremes stands young Henry Morton of Milnewood; escaping the threat of execution by Claverhouse, he commits his loyalties to the Covenanters, whose
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Žánr/forma: Fiction
History
Historical fiction
Doplňující formát: Online version:
Scott, Walter, Sir, 1771-1832.
Tale of old mortality.
Edinburgh : University Press ; New York, NY : Columbia University Press, ©1993
(OCoLC)761278048
Typ materiálu: Fiction
Typ dokumentu: Book
Všichni autoři/tvůrci: Walter Scott; Douglas S Mack
ISBN: 074860443X 9780748604432 0231084706 9780231084703
OCLC číslo: 28377421
Poznámky: The original version of Old mortality as written by the author prior to editing by his publisher.
Popis: xvi, 522 pages ; 23 cm.
Jiné tituly: Old Mortality
Odpovědnost: Walter Scott ; edited by Douglas Mack.

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Scott's famous novel of 1816, in the clean, textually authoritative, thoroughly modern, indeed thrilling Edinburgh Edition. Annotation copyright Book News, Inc. Portland, Or.  Přečíst více...

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