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Chronicles of the Canongate

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Chronicles of the Canongate by Walter Scott
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Set within a framing narrative told by Chrystal Croftangry, these three stories are set in the years following the Jacobite defeat and all feature characters who are leaving Scotland to seek their fortunes elsewhere. In 'The Highland Widow' and The Two Drovers', two young men find themselves torn between traditional Scottish loyalties and the opportunities offered by England. And 'The Surgeon's Daughter' follows three young Scots to India during the first phase years of the British Empire.

Author Biography

Born and educated in Edinburgh, Walter Scott (1771-1832) is credited with establishing the form of the historical novel. Claire Lamont is Professor of English Romantic Literature at University of Newcastle and series editor for Walter Scott in Penguin Classics.
Release date NZ
June 5th, 2003
Author
Contributor
Edited by Claire Lamont
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Imprint
Penguin Classics
Pages
480
Dimensions
129x198x27
ISBN-13
9780140439892
Product ID
1660413

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