IN this evocative biography of the creator of such classics as Ivanhoe, Rob Roy, Kennilworth, and The Lady of the Lake, the great 19th century author lives again in all his vigor, skill, and indomitable courage. The magnetic Scotsman, whose great novels of swashbuckling historical adventure made him the most popular author of his day, was born a puny child, lame from infancy. For his entire life, he worked continuously to write successful books. An old Scottish ballad sings, "a stout heart for a steep climb." Sir Walter Scott had both.
Have a question about this product? Ask us here.