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The pirate

Author: Walter Scott; Archibald Constable & Co.,; Hurst, Robinson, and Co.,; James Ballantyne and Co.,
Publisher: Edinburgh : Printed for Archibald Constable & Co. ; London : and Hurst, Robinson, and Co., 1822
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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At the end of the 1600's, the customs and beliefs of the Norse are ebbing away from the Shetland and Orkney islands. Only the elder daughter of the Troil family wants to preserve the old ways, and vowing to marry only a "sea-king," favors a shipwrecked captain. Her father's cousin wishes her to marry Mordaunt, secretly believing him to be her long-lost son; Mordaunt though loves the younger daughter. Both men are  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Historical fiction
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Scott, Walter, Sir, 1771-1832.
Pirate.
Edinburgh, A. Constable & Co. [etc.], 1822
(OCoLC)646972785
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Walter Scott; Archibald Constable & Co.,; Hurst, Robinson, and Co.,; James Ballantyne and Co.,
OCLC Number: 735850
Notes: First edition, first issue. Cf. Todd and Bowden
Includes "Advertisement" on pages i-vii, volume 1; printed date at end: "1st November 1821"
Description: 3 volumes ; 18 cm
Responsibility: by the author of "Waverly, Kenilworth." &c. ... ; in three volumes.

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At the end of the 1600's, the customs and beliefs of the Norse are ebbing away from the Shetland and Orkney islands. Only the elder daughter of the Troil family wants to preserve the old ways, and vowing to marry only a "sea-king," favors a shipwrecked captain. Her father's cousin wishes her to marry Mordaunt, secretly believing him to be her long-lost son; Mordaunt though loves the younger daughter. Both men are driven from the Troils; Mordaunt is grievously injured and the captain is arrested for piracy.

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