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Outlander: [a novel]

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#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER * NOW A STARZ ORIGINAL SERIES Unrivaled storytelling. Unforgettable characters. Rich historical detail. These are the hallmarks of Diana Gabaldon's work. Her New York Times bestselling Outlander novels have earned the praise of critics and captured the hearts of millions of fans. Here is the story that started it all, introducing two remarkable characters, Claire Beauchamp Randall and Jamie Fraser, in a spellbinding novel of passion and history that combines exhilarating adventure with a love story for the ages. One of the top ten best-loved novels in America, as seen on PBS's The Great American Read ! Scottish Highlands, 1945. Claire Randall, a former British combat nurse, is just back from the war and reunited with her husband on a second honeymoon when she walks through a standing stone in one of the ancient circles that dot the British Isles. Suddenly she is a Sassenach--an "outlander"--in a Scotland torn by war and raiding clans in the year of Our Lord . . . 1743. Claire is catapulted into the intrigues of a world that threatens her life, and may shatter her heart. Marooned amid danger, passion, and violence, Claire learns her only chance of safety lies in Jamie Fraser, a gallant young Scots warrior. What begins in compulsion becomes urgent need, and Claire finds herself torn between two very different men, in two irreconcilable lives. Praise for Diana Gabaldon's Outlander novels "Marvelous and fantastic adventures, romance, sex . . . perfect escape reading." -- San Francisco Chronicle , on Outlander "History comes deliciously alive on the page." --New York Daily News , on Outlander "Gabaldon is a born storyteller. . . . The pages practically turn themselves." -- The Arizona Republic , on Dragonfly in Amber "Triumphant . . . Her use of historical detail and a truly adult love story confirm Gabaldon as a superior writer." -- Publishers Weekly , on Voyager "Unforgettable characters . . . richly embroidered with historical detail." -- The Cincinnati Post , on Drums of Autumn "A grand adventure written on a canvas that probes the heart, weighs the soul and measures the human spirit across [centuries]." --CNN , on The Fiery Cross "The large scope of the novel allows Gabaldon to do what she does best, paint in exquisite detail the lives of her characters." -- Booklist , on A Breath of Snow and Ashes "Features all the passion and swashbuckling that fans of this historical fantasy series have come to expect." -- People , on Written in My Own Heart's Blood
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seriesOutlander novels
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Culloden, Battle of (Scotland : 1746)
Culloden, Battle of, 1746 -- Fiction
Culloden, Battle of, Scotland, 1746 -- Fiction
Downloadable audio books
Fantasy fiction
Fraser, Jamie (Fictitious character) -- Fiction
Historical fiction
Jacobite Rebellion (1745-1746)
Jacobite Rebellion, 1745-1746 -- Fiction
Love stories
Randall, Claire (Fictitious character) -- Fiction
Romance fiction
Science fiction
Scotland -- History -- 18th century -- Fiction
Sound recording
Time travel -- Fiction
Triangles (Interpersonal relations) -- Fiction
War stories
Women -- Scotland -- Fiction
World War, 1939-1945 -- Veterans -- Fiction
title_displayOutlander : a novel
title_fullOutlander
Outlander / Diana Gabaldon
Outlander : [a novel] / Diana Gabaldon
Outlander : a novel / Diana Gabaldon
Outlander [compact disc] / Diana Gabaldon
Outlander [compact disc] / by Diana Gabaldon
Outlander [compact disc] : a novel / by Diana Gabaldon
Outlander [electronic resource] / Diana Gabaldon
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Culloden, Battle of, Scotland, 1746
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Randall, Claire (Fictitious character)
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