Rob Roy by Walter Scott audiobook

Rob Roy

By Sir Walter Scott
Read by Sean Barrett

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16.50 Hours 1
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Rob Roy is a captivating novel of chivalry and romance set in the Scottish highlands of the eighteenth century. After rejecting the life his father has laid out for him, Frank Osbaldistone is sent to the north of England to live with his Uncle, where he is to repent his sins. However, when his father’s wealth and reputation are threatened, he is drawn to the Scottish highlands where he must retrieve a set of stolen documents. It is here that he is pulled into a number of skirmishes relating to the Jacobite uprising of 1715, and where his path frequently crosses with the mysterious maverick outlaw known as Rob Roy… Scott’s portrayal of Scotland is remarkable in its vivid and evocative panorama of the highlands, and his insightful exploration of social, economic and historic themes.

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Summary

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Rob Roy is a captivating novel of chivalry and romance set in the Scottish highlands of the eighteenth century. After rejecting the life his father has laid out for him, Frank Osbaldistone is sent to the north of England to live with his Uncle, where he is to repent his sins. However, when his father’s wealth and reputation are threatened, he is drawn to the Scottish highlands where he must retrieve a set of stolen documents. It is here that he is pulled into a number of skirmishes relating to the Jacobite uprising of 1715, and where his path frequently crosses with the mysterious maverick outlaw known as Rob Roy… Scott’s portrayal of Scotland is remarkable in its vivid and evocative panorama of the highlands, and his insightful exploration of social, economic and historic themes.

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“When I think of Rob Roy I am impatient with all other novels.” Robert Louis Stevenson

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Author Bio: Sir Walter Scott

Author Bio: Sir Walter Scott

Sir Walter Scott (1771–1832) was a Scottish historical novelist, playwright, and poet, popular throughout much of the world during his time. Scott was the first English-language author to have a truly international career in his lifetime, with many contemporary readers in Europe, Australia, and North America. Some of his more famous titles include Ivanhoe, Rob Roy, The Lady of the Lake, Waverley, The Heart of Midlothian, and The Bride of Lammermoor.

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Category: Fiction/Classics
Runtime: 16.50
Audience: Adult
Language: English