Quentin Durward by Sir Walter Scott

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Walter Scott is the author of very popular historical novels, the founder of the genre "historical novel" in England.
Medieval France. King Louis XI of France against his vassal the Duke of Burgundy Charles the Bold. The main character of the novel "Quentin Durward", Burgundy Countess Isabelle of Croye, refuses to marry the favorite of the Duke and runs under the patronage of Louis XI. The king, in order to avoid war with Burgundy, sends it to the Bishop of Liège. In this journey the Countess accompanies the brave gunner of the Scottish Quentin Durward. After many adventures and intrigues, Quentin more than once saves Isabella and gets her hands and heart.

Peveril of the Peak by Walter Scott

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Walter Scott is the author of very popular historical novels, the founder of the genre "historical novel" in England.
The main characters of the novel "Peveril of the Peak" – Julian, the son of Geoffrey Peveril, and Alice, daughter of Ralph Bridgenorth. They are brought up as brother and sister under the roof of an old castle; however, the enmity of fathers separate long children. A few years later political developments by accident bring young people together. Now they are bound by friendship and love; but the religious and political strife that have defined the relationship and the fates of their families become a new cause of separation. In the end Julian and Alice find each other, and the light on the tower of Peveril announces about their marriage. Prior to that, however, Julian gets to the Tower, where abandoned and sir Peveril: they are accused of belonging to a Papist conspiracy. Meanwhile Alice almost became a victim of political and personal intrigues of Edward Christian. She is saved by Fenella, who was herself an instrument in his hands, but was completely freed from his power, motivated by love for the young Peveril.

The Fortunes of Nigel by Sir Walter Scott

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Walter Scott is the author of very popular historical novels, the founder of the genre "historical novel" in England.
The protagonist of the novel "The Fortunes of Nigel" - Nigel Olifaunt, Lord of Glenvarloch, impoverished descendant of an aristocratic Scottish family that arrived in London hoping to turn the wheel of fortune in the right direction. Here he met with the jeweler and under its influence overcomes the prejudices of an aristocratic class. The novel's ending – the marriage of the main character in the girl of humble origin. The novel evolves in the era of James I, successor of Elizabeth I, the Tudor and the first English king of the Stuart dynasty.

The Pirate by Walter Scott

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Walter Scott is the author of very popular historical novels, the founder of the genre "historical novel" in England.
The plot of the novel "The Pirate" is developing in the XVII century in the most Northern County of Scotland – the Zetland Islands. The plot is the story of a daring pirate John Gow (in the novel ' captain Cleveland), which, despite its grim reputation, fell in love with the noble seledka. In addition to this romantic lines in the novel there is another Brenda and Mordaunt.

Kenilworth by Sir Walter Scott

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Walter Scott is the author of very popular historical novels, the founder of the genre "historical novel" in England.
The novel "Kenilworth" is, to some extent, a continuation of the novel "The Abbot," since it speaks about a successful political opponent of Mary Stuart – Elizabeth I. the plot is the alleged murder of the wife of Robert Dudley Earl of Leicester – Amy Robsart. Readers are very well met this novel, but the ending still struck them as too tragic.

Ivanhoe by Sir Walter Scott

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Walter Scott – the founder of historical novel in England, a classic of world literature.
The book includes perhaps the best and most famous novel by Walter Scott – Ivanhoe. XII century, England is a romantic time of knights and noble robber, just kings, tournaments, battles, intrigues and love. Romantic noble Ivanhoe and Robin Hood, Richard the Lionheart and jolly friar Tuck, the villains Front-de-Boeuf and Prince John – what do you need for a knightly romance?

Rob Roy by Sir Walter Scott

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Walter Scott – the founder of historical novel in England, a classic of world literature.
In the novel "Rob Roy" sir Walter Scott tells the story of the national hero of Scotland. The plot of the novel develops on the background of the Jacobite rebellion and the main character, Frank Osbaldistone, quarrel with his father, a wholesale merchant, gets to his noble relatives, where he met with his love – Diana Vernon. The brightest figure of the novel is Rob Roy noble robber, the defender of the common people, the Scottish Robin Hood.

The Antiquary by Sir Walter Scott

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"The Antiquary" is a historical novel by sir Walter Scott, more successful than the previous two, published in 1816. The plot of the novel revolves around an antique dealer, archaeologist, Amateur historian and collector of dubious antiquity items. But the dealer is not the main character of the book. Around the other characters of the novel are more important conflicts of the story. The author wrote about his first three novels: "Waverley" covers the era of our fathers, "Guy Mannering" — the time of our youth, "The Antiquary" refers to the last decade of the eighteenth century. But the novel "The Antiquary" the most favorite novel of the famous author.

Guy Mannering by Sir Walter Scott

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Walter Scott is a classic of world literature, author of numerous historical novels.
"Guy Mannering", the second of a series of historical novels of the great English writer Walter Scott, vividly evokes the manners and customs of Scotland in the late eighteenth century. The story centers on a mysterious and wonderful, full of mystery and adventure, the fate of the main character, the descendant and heir of an old noble family of Ellengowan.

Waverley by Sir Walter Scott

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Walter Scott is a classic of world literature, author of numerous historical novels.
Waverley was the first novel of Walter Scott, which was published anonymously. The novel is set in Scotland in 1745 during the Jacobite uprising, when was made the last attempt the restoration of the Stuart dynasty. The protagonist Edward Waverley is directly involved in these events.