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Review: Ivanhoe

User Review  - Bruce - Goodreads

Sir Walter Scott is commonly considered the father of the historical novel, his Waverley novels consisting of a series of twenty-two works of which Ivanhoe is one. Published in 1819, this novel is ... Read full review

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User Review  - Dan Winsky - Goodreads

Reading the Classics : High Adventure in Merry Ol' England "Chivalry! Why, maiden, she is the nurse of pure and high affection, the stay of the oppressed, the redresser of grievances, the curb of the ... Read full review

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User Review  - Maryann - Goodreads

My copy of this book is old, water-stained, warped and did I mention, old? It was my great uncle's book and I like to think of him as a young man, reading it and getting just as irritated with the ... Read full review

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User Review  - Greg Deane - Goodreads

“Ivanhoe” by Sir Walter Scott is an enjoyable read for those who enjoy tales of chivalry and of those villains who seek to thwart its code. It is written at the time the wicked Prince John was regent ... Read full review

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User Review  - Jasmin - Goodreads

This is my favourite book of all time. It took me just over a month to complete it the first time back when I was in school; and I read at least a chapter every day! But I was studying for my classes ... Read full review

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User Review  - sologdin - Goodreads

Much prefer this edition over the older Signet--better notes and peripheral materials. It's badass, despite some severely retrograde content. Best in its errors: the repeated invocation of Zerneboch ... Read full review

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User Review  - Dennis Maley - Goodreads

I would be very upset if a teacher selected Ivanhoe for a reading project for my kids. That said, Ivanhoe holds a monster place in the development of the novel. Just the kind of thing a reader might ... Read full review

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User Review  - Florence Penrice - Goodreads

A dreadful book. Populated with two-dimensional and unsympathetic 'characters', deliberately obscure language, minute descriptions of clothing, and dull diversions into extraneous matters. Plus ... Read full review

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User Review  - Steven Dexheimer - Goodreads

The classic tale of chivalry, knights in shining armor, and beautiful damsels in distress. But behind all the pomp and pageantry, Prince John is scheming on how to remain on the throne of England ... Read full review

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User Review  - Werner - Goodreads

Note, March 17, 2014: I posted this review some time ago, but just finished tweaking the language in one sentence to clarify a thought. Obviously, this novel won't be every reader's cup of tea: the ... Read full review

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