Walter Scott – the founder of the historical novel in England, a classic of world literature. The book includes "Scottish" novel by sir Walter Scott's "The Heart of Mid-Lothian", which tells about a simple girl Jeanie Deans, who grew up in a family of fanatic and Puritan. The main character in the course of the story solves the moral dilemma: a "little" lie or the truth. She chooses the truth. Solving the problems encountered with the outcome of her choice, she embarks on foot across the country to the Queen, gets an audience, etc.
"The Heart of Mid-Lothian" undoubtedly one of the best novels of Walter Scott.