Rob Roy

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Tor Classics are affordably-priced editions designed to attract the young reader. Original dynamic cover art enthusiastically represents the excitement of each story. Appropriate "reader friendly" type sizes have been chosen for each title--offering clear, accurate, and readable text. All editions are complete and unabridged, and feature Introductions and Afterwords. This edition of Rob Roy includes a Foreword. Having fallen into disgrace with his businessman father, Francis Osbaldistone is banished to Scotland with the hope that the impetuous young man might mend his ways. But the political situation he finds is as turbulent and wild as the land itself. Against the backdrop of the Jacobite uprising, Frank finds himself drawn to the noble and charismatic outlaw Robert Roy MacGregor, whose daring and courageous exploits on behalf of the Scottish people to overthrow their English oppressors has earned him the reputation as the Robin Hood of the Highlands. First published in 1817, Rob Roy , with its high adventure, cunning plot twists, daring escapes, and passionate romances, is an unforgettable portrait of one of Scotland's greatest heroes.
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9780199549887
9781483073958
9781843799016
9781974998463
9781775569541
9781775415534
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Grouping Title rob roy
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subject_facet Biographical fiction, Electronic books, Historical fiction, Outlaws -- Fiction, Rob Roy, -- 1671-1734 -- Fiction, Rob, Roy, -- 1671-1734 -- Fiction, Scotland -- History -- 1689-1745 -- Fiction
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title_full Rob Roy / Sir Walter Scott, Rob Roy / Sir Walter Scott ; edited with an introduction and notes by Ian Duncan, Rob Roy [electronic resource] / Sir Walter Scott, Rob Roy [electronic resource] /cSir Walter Scott Scott, Walter., Rob Roy [electronic resource] Scott, Walter, 1771-1832.
title_short Rob Roy
topic_facet Electronic books, History, Outlaws, Rob Roy, Rob, Roy