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Review: Waverley

Reseña de usuario  - Waller - Goodreads

This was my first Scott novel, and I remember finding it slow-moving and a bit dull the first time through - but I've reread it since, and it remains a fascinating story about youthful enthusiasm and ... Leer reseña completa

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Reseña de usuario  - Lauren - Goodreads

It was better than his Tales from my Landlord series, but I guess there's still a little too much random Scottish battles in this one for me, though this was much easier to read than some of his others. Leer reseña completa

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Reseña de usuario  - Mark - Goodreads

WS's first novel and the first historical romance, set during the 1745 jacobite rising in the scottish highlands, bonnie prince charlie et al.--how can you go wrong? OK, it's a little on the slow side ... Leer reseña completa

Review: Waverley

Reseña de usuario  - L'Orpailleuse - Goodreads

I read that one in a rush. Couldn't put it down! Leer reseña completa

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Reseña de usuario  - Colin Carman - Goodreads

This is the Romantic novel par excellance and it contains an often-overlooked disabled character Davie Gellatley. I'm hoping to write an essay about him and his function for a book on Romanticism and Disability. Leer reseña completa

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Reseña de usuario  - Ken McDouall - Goodreads

Tedious in places, with a protagonist who isn't terribly likeable, but still a classic of Highland lore and romance. Leer reseña completa

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Reseña de usuario  - Michael Murray - Goodreads

Those first seven chapters, though. Took a lot of persuasion to battle through them, but so glad when I did. The equivocation of Scott about the outcome of the 1745 Rebellion, the Unification of Scotland with England, and the consequent down grading of Scotland - all recorded here. Leer reseña completa

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Reseña de usuario  - Jack - Goodreads

It's got highlanders and you can see Scott's influence on Dickens when you read it. That's good enough for me. Leer reseña completa

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