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Waverley Walter Scott

Waverley By Walter Scott

Waverley by Walter Scott


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Summary

Edward Waverley, a naive, sensitive young man, is posted to Scotland with his regiment, and becomes caught between the clans of the Jacobite Rising and the forces of the Hanoverian regime. He must decide whether he will follow the civilization he has always known, or be drawn into an older world of honour and loyalty.

Waverley Summary

Waverley by Walter Scott

The first romantic historical novel and international bestseller, Waverley (1814) tells the story of Edward Waverley, a naive, sensitive young man who is posted to Scotland with his regiment, and becomes caught between the clans of the Jacobite Rising and the forces of the Hanoverian regime. He must decide whether he will follow the civilization he has always known, or be drawn into an older world of honour and loyalty - and must also choose between the quiet, constant Rose, and the passionate, principled Flora.

About Walter Scott

Walter Scott (1771-1832) was born and educated in Edinburgh. His most famous novels include Waverley, Ivanhoe and Guy Mannering, but he first made his name as a poet. Scott was one of the best-selling novelists of the nineteenth century and is credited with establishing the historical novel.

Claire Lamont is Professor of English Romantic Literature at University of Newcastle and series editor for Walter Scott in Penguin Classics.

Peter Garside is a Professorial Fellow at the University of Edinburgh.

Ian Duncan is Professor of English at Berkeley. His most recent book is Scott's Shadow: The Novel in Romantic Edinburgh.

Additional information

GOR005464663
9780140436600
014043660X
Waverley by Walter Scott
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Penguin Books Ltd
2011-10-27
576
N/A
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