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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Edinburgh Univ Pr
Publication date October 1, 2001
Pages 607
Binding Hardcover
Book category Adult Fiction
ISBN-13 9780748605767
ISBN-10 0748605762
Dimensions 1.25 by 5.75 by 8.50 in.
Weight 1.90 lbs.
Original list price $130.00
Other format details university press
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Summaries and Reviews
Amazon.com description: Product Description: Find Out What Scott Really WroteGoing back to the original manuscripts, a team of scholars has uncovered what Scott originally wrote and intended his public to read before errors, misreadings and expurgations crept in during production. No historical figures appear in The Pirate, and there are no historical events, but it is still an historical novel because it dramatises those 'corners of time' where an old era is coming to an end, and a new is beginning. The novel is set in Orkney and Shetland in 1689, and for the northern isles the 'Glorious Revolution' actually means the beginning of the cultural dominance of Scotland and the advent of English power.The plot hinges on an illicit relationship, and is driven by dark men twisted by their criminality, an obsessed woman searching for her lost son, and the murderous rivalry of two young men - a family tale which illustrates the uses and abuses of traditional lore, as well as Scott's extraordinary grasp of the literature of the north. Scott draws heavi


Editions
Hardcover
Book cover for 9780559151750 Book cover for 9780748605767 Book cover for 9781434497208
 
With Scott | from Bibliolife (October 31, 2008)
9780559151750 | details & prices | 485 pages | List price $39.99
This edition also contains The Pirate, The Pirate, The Pirate
About: This is a pre-1923 historical reproduction that was curated for quality.
With Scott | from Wildside Pr (November 30, 2007)
9781434497208 | details & prices | 446 pages | 5.75 × 8.75 × 1.50 in. | 1.60 lbs | List price $39.95
This edition also contains The Pirate, The Pirate
About: Sir Walter Scott's "Waverley Novels" take their name from "Waverley" (1814), the first in the series, because Scott did not publicly acknowledge authorship until 1827.
The price comparison is for this edition
from Edinburgh Univ Pr (October 1, 2001)
9780748605767 | details & prices | 607 pages | 5.75 × 8.50 × 1.25 in. | 1.90 lbs | List price $130.00
About: Find Out What Scott Really WroteGoing back to the original manuscripts, a team of scholars has uncovered what Scott originally wrote and intended his public to read before errors, misreadings and expurgations crept in during production.
Paperback
Book cover for 9780559151712 Book cover for 9781434497192 Book cover for 9781519639066 Book cover for 9781532891557
 
With Scott | from Createspace Independent Pub (April 23, 2016)
9781532891557 | details & prices | 326 pages | 6.00 × 9.00 × 0.74 in. | 1.23 lbs | List price $14.99
This edition also contains The Pirate, The Pirate
About: This collection of literature attempts to compile many of the classic works that have stood the test of time and offer them at a reduced, affordable price, in an attractive volume so that everyone can enjoy them.
With Scott | from Createspace Independent Pub (December 1, 2015)
9781519639066 | details & prices | 236 pages | 6.00 × 9.00 × 0.59 in. | List price $9.97
This edition also contains The Pirate, The Pirate
About: The Pirate is a novel by Walter Scott, based roughly on the life of John Gow who features as Captain Cleveland.
With Scott | from Bibliolife (October 31, 2008)
9780559151712 | details & prices | 485 pages | List price $37.75
This edition also contains The Pirate, The Pirate, The Pirate
About: This is a pre-1923 historical reproduction that was curated for quality.
With Scott | from Wildside Pr (November 30, 2007)
9781434497192 | details & prices | 460 pages | 5.25 × 8.50 × 1.25 in. | 1.32 lbs | List price $24.95
This edition also contains The Pirate, The Pirate
About: Sir Walter Scott's "Waverley Novels" take their name from "Waverley" (1814), the first in the series, because Scott did not publicly acknowledge authorship until 1827.

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