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Chronicles of the Canongate
by Sir Walter Scott and Claire Lamont


Overview - Set within a framing narrative told by Chrystal Croftangry, these three stories are set in the years following the Jacobite defeat and all feature characters who are leaving Scotland to seek their fortunes elsewhere. In "The Highland Widow" and "The Two Drovers," two young men find themselves torn between traditional Scottish loyalties and the opportunities offered by England.  Read more...

 
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Overview
Set within a framing narrative told by Chrystal Croftangry, these three stories are set in the years following the Jacobite defeat and all feature characters who are leaving Scotland to seek their fortunes elsewhere. In "The Highland Widow" and "The Two Drovers," two young men find themselves torn between traditional Scottish loyalties and the opportunities offered by England. And "The Surgeon's Daughter" follows three young Scots to India during the first phase years of the British Empire.
For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. With more than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators.

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780140439892
  • ISBN-10: 0140439897
  • Publisher: Penguin Books
  • Publish Date: October 2003
  • Page Count: 480
  • Reading Level: Ages 18-UP
  • Dimensions: 7.84 x 4.96 x 1.15 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.8 pounds

Series: Penguin Classics

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Books > Fiction > Literary
Books > Fiction > Short Stories (single author)
Books > Literary Criticism > English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh

 
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