Waverley by Walter Scott

WaverleyWaverley by Walter Scott

My rating: 3 of 5 stars

The plot of this book tells the story of Edward Waverley and how he became involved in the famous Jacobite Rebellion of 1745.

This book is considered the first true historical novel which inspired many authors, such as Dickens, Thackeray, Stevenson, Victor Hugo, Alexandre Dumas, Balzac, Gogol and Tolstoy.

A classical masterpiece written by this Scottish author.


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  1. Pingback: Sir Walter Scott’s first historical novel, two hundred years ago | Dear Kitty. Some blog

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