The English Spy

The English Spy

by Donald Smith

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Overview

This tale of intrigue and betrayal goes to the heart of events surrounding the Treaty of Union in 1707. Daniel Foe (better known as Defoe), sent to Scotland to sway opinion towards Union, reports to his English spymaster. But Edinburgh is already a hotbed of counter-plots and nascent rebellion. Foe's encounters with a landlady who is not what she seems, and with a beautiful Jacobite agent, lead him to become a novelist, against his better instincts.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781912387878
Publisher: Luath Press Limited
Publication date: 04/22/2020
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 260
File size: 573 KB

About the Author

Donald Smith is the Director of the Scottish Storytelling Centre in Edinburgh. He has written, directed or produced over fifty plays and is one of Scotland's leading storytellers. He is also a founder member of the National Theatre of Scotland. This is his first novel.

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