Old Mortality (Google eBook)
This is a swift-moving historical romance that places an anachronistically liberal hero against the forces of fanaticism in seventeenth-century Scotland, in the period infamous as the 'killing time.'
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Review: Old MortalityUser Review - Katie - Goodreads
Good story and characters, interesting historical premise, a little gruesome in parts, but not as bad as A Tale of Two Cities. It was so sad to see horrible acts committed in the name of religion. Like most of Scott's works there was plenty of Scottish romance and adventure. Read full review
Review: Old MortalityUser Review - Lucy - Goodreads
For saying it's Sir Walter, this was very readable apart from the framing device, which I found horribly confusing - 'Old Mortality' has nothing to do with the story really. It is surprisingly ... Read full review