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Guy Mannering

Sir Walter Scott - Fiction - 2003 - 459 pages
Guy Mannering is an astrologer who only half-believes in his art. Instead he places his faith in patriarchal power, wealth and social position. But the Scotland of this novel ...
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The Antiquary

Sir Walter Scott - Fiction - 1999 - 454 pages
The third novel in the Waverley series, and Scott's personal favorite, The Antiquary centers on a young man called Lovel who meets Jonathan Oldbuck, a loquacious old antiquary ...
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The Castle of Otranto

Horace Walpole - Fiction - 2001 - 159 pages
On the day of his wedding, Conrad, heir to the house of Otranto, is killed in mysterious circumstances. His calculating father Manfred fears that his dynasty will now come to ...
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Kenilworth: A Romance

Sir Walter Scott - Fiction - 1993 - 541 pages
Although deconstruction has become a popular catchword, as an intellectual movement it has never entirely caught on within the university. For some in the academy ...
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Waverley: Or 'Tis Sixty Years Since

Scott, Sir Walter, Walter Scott, Sr. - 2001 - 410 pages
"Edward Waverley is a young, cultured man whose sensibilities lead to his involvement in the Jacobite Rising of 1745. In his journey into Scotland, down to Derby, and back up ...
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The Heart of Midlothian

Scott, Sir Walter, Walter Scott, Sr. - 2001 - 482 pages
The Heart of Mid-Lothian is precisely focused on the trials for murder of John Porteous and of Effie Deans in 1736 and 1737. It is the most complex of all Scott's narratives.
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Old Mortality

Scott, Sir Walter, Walter Scott, Sr. - 2001 - 360 pages
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 ...
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