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Tracey (traceyrb) | 319 comments Mod
Our second Sir Walter Scott novel for this year will be the second tale of the Crusades; The Talisman.

Lori Goshert (lori_laleh) | 46 comments Did anyone read this? I read it a few years ago and mostly enjoyed it. Like many of Scott's works, there were a few "what the heck? Now that was implausible" moments. But with Scott, I mostly had to enjoy the adventure and not worry about plausibility. He did write one novel that had a lot of realism in it, St. Ronan's Well. It was no fun and I ended up giving it 3 stars!

Rosemarie | 270 comments Mod
I did read this one and thought it was better than The Betrothed and Count Robert of Paris. There were a lot of what the heck moments, but it was a fun read.

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