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Waverley, or, 'Tis sixty years since

Author: Walter Scott; Claire Lamont
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2008.
Series: Oxford world's classics (Oxford University Press)
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : New ed.View all editions and formats
Summary:
The first historical novel in English, Waverly (1814) is set during the Jacobite rising in Scotland in 1745. Edward Waverly, a young English soldier in the Hanoverian army, is sent to Scotland. He visits a Jacobite laird in the lowlands of Perthshire and then makes his way into the Highlands, where he meets a chieftain and his clansmen. Before long Waverly is caught up in the Jacobite cause, offering his allegiance  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Historical fiction
Fiction
Romans, nouvelles, etc
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Walter Scott; Claire Lamont
ISBN: 9780199538027 0199538026
OCLC Number: 243820381
Notes: This ed. originally published: 1981.
Description: xxxii, 464 pages ; 20 cm.
Contents: Set during the Jacobite rising in Scotland in 1745, this novel springs from Scott's childhood recollections and his desire to preserve in writing the features of life in the Highlands and Lowlands of Scotland. Waverley was first published anonymously in 1814 and was Scott's first novel. --publisher description.
Series Title: Oxford world's classics (Oxford University Press)
Other Titles: 'Tis sixty years since
Responsibility: Sir Walter Scott.

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Set during the Jacobite rising in Scotland in 1745, this novel springs from Scott's childhood recollections and his desire to preserve in writing the features of life in the Highlands and Lowlands of  Read more...

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