Master of Ballantrae (World's Classics)

 
9780192504418: Master of Ballantrae (World's Classics)

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This is a pre-1923 historical reproduction that was curated for quality. Quality assurance was conducted on each of these books in an attempt to remove books with imperfections introduced by the digitization process. Though we have made best efforts - the books may have occasional errors that do not impede the reading experience. We believe this work is culturally important and have elected to bring the book back into print as part of our continuing commitment to the preservation of printed works worldwide.

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Stevenson?s brooding historical romance demonstrates his most abiding theme?the elemental struggle between good and evil?as it unfolds against a hauntingly beautiful Scottish landscape, amid the fierce loyalties and violent enmities that characterized Scottish history. When two brothers attempt to split their loyalties between the warring factions of the 1745 Jacobite rising, one family finds itself tragically divided. Stevenson?s remarkably vivid characterizations create an acutely moving, psychologically complex work; as Andrea Barrett points out in her Introduction, ?The brothers? characters, not the historical facts, shape the drama.?

This Modern Library Paperback Classic includes illustrations reproduced from the original edition.

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