Waverley, Or 'Tis Sixty Years Hence, Complete (Illustrated and Annotated) by Sir Walter Scott

Waverley, Or 'Tis Sixty Years Hence, Complete (Illustrated and Annotated)

bySir Walter Scott

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Waverley is an 1814 historical book by Sir Walter Scott (1771–1832). Published anonymously in 1814 as Scott's first venture into prose fiction, it is often regarded as the first historical novel in the western tradition. It became so popular that Scott's later novels were advertised as being "by the author of Waverley". His series of works on similar themes written during the same period have become collectively known as the "Waverley Novels".
It is the time of the Jacobite uprising of 1745 which wanted to restore the Stuart dynasty in the person of Charles Edward Stuart, known as "Bonnie Prince Charlie". A young English dreamer and soldier, Edward Waverley, is sent to Scotland that year. He journeys north from his aristocratic family home, Waverley-Honour, in the south of England, first to the Scottish Lowlands and the home of family friend Baron Bradwardine, then into the Highlands and the heart of the rebellion and its aftermath.
This edition has been formatted for your reader, with an active table of contents. This book is also illustrated and annotated, with additional information about the book and its author, including an overview, plot, characters, themes and motifs, reception, biographical and bibliographical information.

Title:Waverley, Or 'Tis Sixty Years Hence, Complete (Illustrated and Annotated)Format:Kobo ebookPublished:December 12, 2015Publisher:Bronson Tweed PublishingLanguage:English

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