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by Robin Jenkins

ePub Lady Magdalen download
Author:
Robin Jenkins
ISBN13:
978-1841954004
ISBN:
1841954004
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Publisher:
Canongate Books; Main edition (May 1, 2003)
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Genre Fiction
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ROBIN JENKINS has been hailed as ‘the greatest living fiction-writer in Scotland’ (The Scotsman, 2000)

ROBIN JENKINS has been hailed as ‘the greatest living fiction-writer in Scotland’ (The Scotsman, 2000). Born in 1912, his first novel was published in 1951; more than thirty works of fiction have followed, many of which have been graced with literary awards and remained in print for decades. Several of his novels have been published in North America and Europe, including Childish Things (2001) and the classics, Fergus Lamont (1979) and The Cone-Gatherers (1955) which are both currently optioned for feature films.

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It would be tempting to write about the charismatic and tragic figure of Montrose, but Robin Jenkins centres completely on Magdalen. The religious tensions, class distintions and clan rivalries are all explored. I found it an easy read and would recommend it to anyone with an interest in the period.

Robin Jenkins was born in Flemington near Cambuslang in 1912; his father died when John was only seven years old and he and his three siblings were brought up by his mother in straitened . Lady Magdalen (2003). The Pearl-fishers (†, 2007).

Robin Jenkins was born in Flemington near Cambuslang in 1912; his father died when John was only seven years old and he and his three siblings were brought up by his mother in straitened circumstances. However, he won a bursary to attend the former Hamilton Academy then a famous fee-paying school.

Canongate Books, 13 Eyl 2011 - 336 sayfa. But, with civil war brewing and family alliances paramount, Carnegie arranges her marriage to an ambitious young soldier, James Graham, the future Marquis of Montrose.

But, with civil war brewing and family alliances paramount, Carnegie arranges her marriage to an ambitious young soldier, James Graham, the future Marquis of Montrose.

2003) A novel by Robin Jenkins.

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Magadalen, the fourteen-year-old daughter of Lord Carnegie of Kinnaird, shares with her childhood friend, Francis Gowrie of Mintlaw, a love of art and beauty, and a horror of barbaric practices such as the burning of women thought to be witches. But, with civil war brewing and family alliances paramount, Carnegie arranges her marriage to an ambitious young soldier, James Graham, Earl of Montrose. So begins this captivating portrait of the little-known wife of the infamous Montrose. Jenkins casts his ironic and informed eye over war-torn 17th-century Scotland, juxtaposing the feminine and domestic with the political and military ramifications of the era. An effortlessly readable novel from a vintage storyteller.