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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|Grouping Title||rob roy|
|Grouping Author||scott walter|
|Last Grouping Update||2019-10-02 04:27:02AM|
|Last Indexed||2019-10-14 04:25:11AM|
|available_at_boulder||Boulder Main Library|
|detailed_location_boulder||Boulder Main Adult Fiction|
Longmont Adult Fiction
Online Hoopla Collection
|display_description||First published in 1817, Rob Roy follows the adventures of a businessman's son, Frank Osbaldistone, who is sent to Scotland and finds himself drawn to the powerful, enigmatic figure of Rob Roy MacGregor, the romantic outlaw who fights for justice and dignity for the Scots.|
|owning_library_boulder||Boulder Public Library|
|owning_location_boulder||Boulder Main Library|
Outlaws -- Fiction
Rob Roy, -- 1671-1734 -- Fiction
Rob, Roy, -- 1671-1734 -- Fiction
Scotland -- Fiction
Scotland -- History -- 1689-1745 -- Fiction
|title_full||Rob Roy / Sir Walter Scott|
Rob Roy / Sir Walter Scott ; edited with an introduction and notes by Ian Duncan
Rob Roy / Walter Scott
Rob Roy [electronic resource] / Sir Walter Scott
Rob Roy [electronic resource] Scott, Walter, 1771-1832.