Guy Mannering By Walter Scott

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Guy Mannering By (author) Walter Scott ISBN:9780140436570

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Guy Mannering is an astrologer who only half-believes in his art. Instead he places his faith in patriarchal power, wealth and social position.
But the Scotland of this novel is a nation in which the old hierarchies are breaking down and Guy must learn the limits of the nabob’s authority in a society in which each social group – from gypsies and smugglers, to Edinburgh lawyers, landowners and Border store farmers – lives by its own laws.

Guy Mannering By (author) Walter Scott ISBN:9780140436570

 

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Weight 351 g
Dimensions 22 × 129 × 198 mm
About the Author

<p>Born and educated in Edinburgh, Walter Scott (1771-1832) is credited with establishing the form of the historical novel.<br />Claire Lamont is Professor of English Romantic Literature at University of Newcastle and series editor for Walter Scott in Penguin Classics.<br />P. D. Garside (editor) is Reader in English at University of Wales, Cardiff.<br />Jane Millgate is Professor of English at Victoria College, University of Toronto, Canada. She is the author of Walter Scott: The Making of the Novelist.</p>

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