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This volume is produced from digital images created through the University of Michigan University Library's preservation reformatting program.
Paperback, 548 pages
Published September 13th 2006 by University of Michigan Library (first published December 22nd 2005)
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K.
Oct 14, 2009 K. rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: Stalwart readers dedicated to chivalry
This was a fabulous little duo! The only hang up being that I don't know my Scottish/English history enough to fill in some of the details that Scott assumed were and would be general knowledge (which was true for his original audience).

The first book The Monastery is set in the mid 1500's, during the reign of Mary Stuart and, I think, at the beginning of her struggles with her step-brother James Stewart who wanted the throne.

It is also at the beginnings of the reign of Elizabeth in England and
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Sir Walter Scott was born on August 15, 1771 in Edinburgh, Scotland. Scott created and popularized historical novels in a series called the Waverley Novels. In his novels Scott arranged the plots and characters so the reader enters into the lives of both great and ordinary people caught up in violent, dramatic
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