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Sir Walter Scott's Waverley
Sir Walter Scott's Waverley

Sir Walter Scott's Waverley

Adapted by Jenni Calder

FICTION

192 Pages, 6.1 x 9.2

Formats: Trade Paper

Trade Paper, $18.95 (US $18.95) (CA $18.95)

Publication Date: June 2019

ISBN 9781910021255

Rights: WOR

Luath Press Ltd (Jun 2019)

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Overview

1745. The year of the final Jacobite uprising.Edward Waverley, a naïve, aristocratic English soldier is posted to Dundee as part of the Hanoverian army. He takes leave to visit the castle of his uncle’s Jacobite friend, Baron Bradwardine, in the lowlands of Scotland. Wild Highlanders visit the castle, and curiosity gets the better of Waverley.He travels north into the Scottish Highlands and the heart of the Jacobite rebellion and its aftermath. Our hero finds himself caught between the Jacobite clans and the Hanoverian regime, and between two women – the feisty Flora Mac-Ivor, sister of the clan chief, and the Baron’s quiet, demure daughter Rose.This edition of Sir Walter Scott’s classic novel of history and romance has been expertly reworked for modern audiences by Jenni Calder.

Author Biography

Jenni Calder was born in Chicago, educated in the United States and England, and has lived in or near Edinburgh since 1971. After several years of part-time teaching and freelance writing, including three years in Kenya, she worked at the National Museums of Scotland from 1978 to 2001 successively as education officer, Head of Publications, script editor for the Museum of Scotland, and latterly as Head of Museum of Scotland International. In the latter capacity her main interest was in emigration and the Scottish diaspora. She has written and lectured widely on Scottish, English and American literary and historical subjects, and writes fiction and poetry as Jenni Daiches.