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User Review  - Eyejaybee - LibraryThing

Sir Walter Scott is credited with having invented the historical novel, and his Waverley series of books were the first critical and commercially successful stories to feature fictional characters ... Read full review

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User Review  - rainpebble - LibraryThing

Ivanhoe by Sir Walter Scott I have been wanting to reread this book about medieval knights, damsels in distress, honor, chivalry, strange heroes, etc. Ivanhoe, with the dialogue written in Old English ... Read full review

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User Review  - Meredy - LibraryThing

When I was a youngster, one of our favorite family activities was to play the then-familiar card game called Authors, which was basically "Go Fish" with the likes of Hawthorne, Tennyson, Longfellow ... Read full review

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User Review  - thornton37814 - LibraryThing

In this novel we see warriors returning from the Crusades, a love story, and the trial of a young Jewess for witchcraft. This book's dated wording does not make it a particularly fun read for 21st ... Read full review

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User Review  - writercity - LibraryThing

One of my favorite periods of time is when King Arthur ruled in England, so it wasn't hard for me to admire this tale of chivalry and valiant characters. And the characters that held those qualities ... Read full review

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User Review  - JVioland - LibraryThing

Another wonderful work by Scott. Ivanhoe, the last of a Saxon noble family splits with his father by his allegiance to the Norman Richard the Lion Hearted. The events take place after Ivanhoe's return ... Read full review

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User Review  - john257hopper - LibraryThing

This classic historical romance (pretty much the inspiration for the whole genre of medieval historical fiction) is extremely well written and, from a linguistic point of view, an excellent example of ... Read full review

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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  - Laurie.Schultz - LibraryThing

Who wouldn't love the story of the Disinherited Knight? I love adventure stories that are also about love. This one is great! 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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