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Rob Roy (1817)
by Walter Scott
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Amazon.com Amazon.com Review (ISBN 0140435549, Paperback)This novel, first published in 1817, achieved a huge success and helped establish the historical novel as a literary form. In rich prose and vivid description, Rob Roy follows the adventures of a businessman's son, Frank Osbaldistone, who is sent to Scotland and finds himself drawn to the powerful, enigmatic figure of Rob Roy MacGregor, the romantic outlaw who fights for justice and dignity for the Scots. This is an incomparable portrait of the haunted Highlands and Scotland's glorious past.
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First pub 1817. Historical romantic adventure. Features Scotland's legendary highlander. Film adaption starrring Liam Neeson, Jessica Lange, John Hunt and Tim Roth, currently showing in Perth.
An edition of this book was published by Penguin Australia.
An edition of this book was published by Columbia University Press.