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The tale of old mortality

Autore: Walter Scott; Douglas S Mack
Editore: Edinburgh : University Press ; New York, NY : Columbia University Press, ©1993.
Edizione/Formato:   Libro : Fiction : EnglishVedi tutte le edizioni e i formati
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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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Genere/forma: Fiction
History
Historical fiction
Informazioni aggiuntive sul formato: Online version:
Scott, Walter, Sir, 1771-1832.
Tale of old mortality.
Edinburgh : University Press ; New York, NY : Columbia University Press, ©1993
(OCoLC)761278048
Tipo materiale: Fiction
Tipo documento: Book
Tutti gli autori / Collaboratori: Walter Scott; Douglas S Mack
ISBN: 074860443X 9780748604432 0231084706 9780231084703
Numero OCLC: 28377421
Note: The original version of Old mortality as written by the author prior to editing by his publisher.
Descrizione: xvi, 522 pages ; 23 cm.
Altri titoli: Old Mortality
Responsabilità: 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.  Per saperne di più…

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The Edinburgh Edition respects Scott the artist by 'restoring' versions of the novels that are not quite what his first readers saw. Indeed, it returns to manuscripts that the printers never handled, Per saperne di più…

 
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