The Scottish Chiefs (Barnes & Noble Digital Library): And the Life of Sir William Wallace

The Scottish Chiefs (Barnes & Noble Digital Library): And the Life of Sir William Wallace

by Jane Porter

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Overview

This pioneering historical novel is about the life of the Scottish patriot Sir William Wallace, who fought against the Normans for Scottish freedom. Published in 1810, it was one of the literary sources for the Academy Award-winning film, Braveheart, and remains popular in Scotland today. 

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781411436343
Publisher: Barnes & Noble
Publication date: 02/08/2011
Series: Barnes & Noble Digital Library
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 436
File size: 786 KB
Age Range: 3 Months to 18 Years

About the Author

Jane Porter (1776-1850) was a Scottish novelist who helped to popularize the historical novel in such works as Thaddeus of Warsaw (1803) and The Scottish Chiefs (1810). During her time her work was controversial and The Scottish Chiefs was banned by Napoleon in France.

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