Rob Roy (Google eBook)
Outlaw Rob Roy MacGregor comes alive in this classic epic of the Scottish borderlands. The narrative follows the adventures of Frank Osbaldistone, a businessman’s son who falls out of favor with his father and is sent to stay in Scotland. English and Protestant, Frank has never felt more out of place, but the wild and noble land intrigues him. And he is immediately drawn to the powerful, enigmatic figure of Rob Roy, who, alongside his fiercely passionate wife, fights for justice and dignity for all of Scotland. Twists of plot, a romantic outlaw’s cunning escapes, and uprisings against England make this a classic epic. At the same time, Frank’s fervent but forbidden love for a Catholic girl makes it a breathtaking romance. Combine these elements with superb period detail, and one has an incomparable portrait of the haunted Highlands, a legendary hero, and a glorious Scottish past.
With a New Introduction by Caroline McCracken-Flesher and an Afterword by A. N. Wilson
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Review: Rob Roy (Waverley Novels #4)User Review - Laurel Hicks - Goodreads
The Scottish novel. Sir Walter warms my heart. Read full review
Review: Rob Roy (Waverley Novels #4)User Review - Kathy - Goodreads
This fell in the category of classics I feel I should have read. It also reinforced my belief that people used to be much more willing to spend a lot of time reading a book. Quite long, but a good story. Read full review