The Heart of Midlothian: Historical Novel

The Heart of Midlothian: Historical Novel

by Walter Scott

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Overview

Jeanie Deans, a young woman from a family of highly devout Presbyterians, goes to London, partly by foot, hoping to achieve an audience with the Queen through the influence of the Duke of Argyll. She is determined to receive a royal pardon for her sister, who was unjustly imprisoned at the Old Tolbooth prison in Edinburgh, known as The Heart of Midlothian, and notorious for the cruelty and severity of its guards.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9788026881667
Publisher: e-artnow
Publication date: 03/02/2018
Sold by: Bookwire
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 580
Sales rank: 490,972
File size: 3 MB
Age Range: 10 Years

About the Author

Sir Walter Scott (1771–1832) was a Scottish historical novelist, playwright and poet. He was the first modern English-language author to have a truly international career in his lifetime and many of his works remain classics of British literature. Famous titles include Ivanhoe, Rob Roy, The Lady of the Lake, Waverley, The Heart of Midlothian and The Bride of Lammermoor.

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