Old Mortality

Old Mortality

by Sir Walter Scott

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Overview

Published in 1816 and set in seventeenth-century Scotland, this historical novel is part of the series Tales of My Landlord. Henry Morton joins the rebellious Covenanters, fighting for the reestablishment of Presbyterianism in Scotland during the reign of the Stuarts. Morton's loyalties are torn, however, as he is in love with Edith Bellenden, whose family opposes the rebels.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781976315961
Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date: 09/12/2017
Pages: 472
Sales rank: 815,381
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.95(d)

About the Author

Sir Walter Scott, 1st Baronet, (15 August 1771 - 21 September 1832) was a Scottish historical novelist, playwright and poet. Many of his works remain classics of both English-language literature and of Scottish literature. Famous titles include Ivanhoe, Rob Roy, Old Mortality, The Lady of the Lake, Waverley, The Heart of Midlothian and The Bride of Lammermoor. Although primarily remembered for his extensive literary works and his political engagement, Scott was an advocate, judge and legal administrator by profession, and throughout his career combined his writing and editing work with his daily occupation as Clerk of Session and Sheriff-Depute of Selkirkshire.

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