Rob Roy (Penguin Classics)

Rob Roy (Penguin Classics)


while younger Francis Osbaldistone discovers that his vicious and scheming cousin Rashleigh has designs either on his father's company and his loved Diana Vernon, he turns in desperation to Rob Roy for support. Chieftain of the MacGregor extended family, Rob Roy is a courageous and fearless guy, capable and crafty. yet he's additionally an outlaw with a cost on his head, and as he and Francis sign up for forces to pursue Rashleigh, he's continually conscious that he, too, is being pursued—and may be captured at any second. Set at the eve of the 1715 Jacobite rebellion, Rob Roy brilliantly inspires a Scotland at the verge of uprising, mixing ancient truth and a novelist's mind's eye to create an incomparable portrait of intrigue, contention and romance.

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