Tales of Scottish Highlands & Moors – 70+ Historical Novels, Adventure Classics & Victorian Romances
Sprache - Englisch
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DigiCat presents to you this unique collection with carefully picked out historical novels, adventure classics, romance novels, war stories and other tales set in Scottish highlands and moors. Table of Contents: Robert Louis Stevenson: Kidnapped Catriona Black Arrow: A Tale of the Two Roses The Master of Ballantrae: A Winter's Tale Weir of Hermiston Walter Scott: Waverley Guy Mannering The Antiquary Rob Roy Ivanhoe Kenilworth The Pirate The Fortunes of Nigel Peveril of the Peak Quentin Durward St. Ronan's Well Redgauntlet Woodstock The Fair Maid of Perth Anne of Geierstein Old Mortality The Black Dwarf The Heart of Midlothian The Bride of Lammermoor A Legend of Montrose Count Robert of Paris Castle Dangerous The Monastery The Abbot The Betrothed The Talisman John Buchan: The Thirty-Nine Steps The Three Hostages Huntingtower Castle Gay The Power-House John Macnab Sir Quixote of the Moors John Burnet of Barns A Lost Lady of Old Years The Half-Hearted Salute to Adventurers Midwinter Witch Wood The Free Fishers Anna Buchan: Olivia in India The Setons Penny Plain Ann and Her Mother Pink Sugar The Proper Place The Day of Small Things Priorsford Taken by the Hand Jane's Parlour The House That Is Our Own George MacDonald: David Elginbrod Alec Forbes of Howglen Robert Falconer Ranald Bannerman's Boyhood What's Mine's Mine The Elect Lady Heather and Snow Salted with Fire Malcolm The Marquis of Lossie Sir Gibbie Donal Grant J. M. Barrie: Auld Licht Idylls A Window in Thrums The Little Minister Sentimental Tommy Tommy and Grizel
About the Author
Robert Louis Stevenson (1850–1894) was a Scottish novelist, poet, essayist, and travel writer, famed for his captivating adventure tales and profound engagement with Victorian morality. Often remembered for classics such as 'Treasure Island' and 'The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde', Stevenson's multi-faceted writing journey reflected both his sickly childhood and his relentless pursuit of diverse literary escapades. Despite his frequent bouts with illness, Stevenson's output was prolific, as seen in 'Tales of Scottish Highlands & Moors – 70+ Historical Novels, Adventure Classics & Victorian Romances', which exhibits his penchant for weaving historical accuracy with romantic and adventurous elements. His narrative style is tinged with a distinct Scottish flair, rich in dialect and folklore, which permeates his extensive body of work. An influential figure in literature, Stevenson's storytelling mastery extended beyond mere entertainment; it invited readers to ponder the deeper themes of human nature, morality, and the complexities of societal norms. Stevenson traveled widely, and his experiences abroad informed much of his writing, imbuing it with exotic local color and authenticity. Through Stevenson's legacy, generations of readers and writers continue to be inspired by his timeless narratives and innovative literary techniques.
Genre: Sprache - Englisch
Size: 22718 Pages
Filesize: 52.1 MB
Published: Nov. 15, 2023