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Chronicles of the Canongate

Chronicles of the Canongate( )
Author: Scott, Walter
Introduction by: Lamont, Claire
Series title:Penguin Classics Ser.
Publication Date:Jul 2003
Publisher:Penguin Books, Limited
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:AUD $27.99
Book Description:

Ranging from the wilds of the Scottish Highlands to the dusty streets of Madras, these three masterly stories all show lives transformed - and, in some cases, destroyed - by words and cultures in conflict. In 'The Highland Widow', a mother is devastated when her son announces his intention to join the British army to fight in America, and uses all her cunning to keep him at home. 'The Two Drovers' is a tale of prophecy fulfilled in which the Englishman Harry Wakefield is set against...
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Book Details
Detailed Subjects: Fiction / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):12.8 x 19.8 x 2.9 cm
Book Weight:0.36 Kilograms

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