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Isbn: 978-91-8094-875-3
Publisher: Modernista
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Novels
Accessible since: April 2024

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Waverly

Amidst the Jacobite uprising in 18th-century Scotland, a young Englishman named Edward Waverley finds himself torn between loyalty to his family and his sympathy for the cause of the Scottish rebels. Sent to serve in the army of the Hanoverian king, Waverley becomes entangled with the brave highlander Fergus Mac-Ivor and his spirited daughter Flora.
Sir Walter Scott's masterful storytelling and vivid portrayal of historical events have secured Waverly’s place as a classic of historical fiction. Its enduring popularity lies in its timeless themes and compelling characters, which continue to resonate with readers today.

SIR WALTER SCOTT [1771-1832] was a Scottish novelist and historian. His writing had an incredible impact throughout European literature, especially on historical fiction, and the authors said to have been inspired by him is innumerable. Among his most famous works are Ivanhoe [1819], Waverly [1814], and Rob Roy [1817].


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