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by Walter Scott,David Hewitt,David Punter
The Antiquary (Penguin Classics). Sir Walter Scott was born in Edinburgh in 1771
The Antiquary (Penguin Classics). ISBN-13: 978-0140436525. Sir Walter Scott was born in Edinburgh in 1771. Educated for the law, he obtained the office of sheriff-depute of Selkirkshire in 1799 and in 1806 the office of clerk of session, a post whose duties he fulfilled for some twenty-five years. His lifelong interest in Scottish antiquity and the ballads which recorded Scottish history led him to try his hand at narrative poems of adventure and action.
The Antiquary (1816) is a novel by Sir Walter Scott about several characters including an antiquary .
The Antiquary (1816) is a novel by Sir Walter Scott about several characters including an antiquary: an amateur historian, archaeologist and collector of items of dubious antiquity.
Penguin classics: The antiquary by David Hewitt (Paperback, softback)Title: The antiquary Series .
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The Antiquary (Paperback). Published September 1st 1999 by Penguin Classics. Paperback, 512 pages. Author(s): Walter Scott, David Punter (Introduction). ISBN: 0140436529 (ISBN13: 9780140436525).
Set in Scotland at the end of the 18th century, this novel centres around a young man call Lovel who meets Johnathon Oldbuck, the loquacious old antiquary, on a trip to Scotland. When he is introduced to Sir Arthur Wardour and his daughter, Isabella, his life is irrevocably changed.
The story line is very smooth and easy to follow. David Warner's reading is perfect. His British accent is easy to understand and adds to the telling of the story. Music added at the beginning and end of each side provides additional atmosphere.
Penguin Books, 1999 - 454 sayfa
Penguin Books, 1999 - 454 sayfa. There Lovel falls in love with the daughter of Sir Arthur Wardour, a local landowner. However, with no wealth or title to offer, Lovel's feelings go unrequited until an extraordinary act of courage
With 11 full page colour illustrations .
With 11 full page colour illustrations. The story of one of the remaining Saxon noble families at a time when the nobility in England was overwhelmingly Norman. The main character is based on David Ritchie, whom Scott met in the autumn of 1797. This collection of literature attempts to compile many of the classic works that have stood the test of time and offer them at a reduced, affordable price, in an attractive volume so that everyone can enjoy them. History & Fiction.
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