Description - Saint Ronan's Well by Sir Walter Scott
Meg Dods, a sentimental virago, keeps a rundown inn in a derelict Tweedale village, while the young Laird is living way beyond his means. When a nearby spring becomes a Spa, life changes as a hotel and a troop of social climbers move in. But this is not a tale of antique virtue giving way to decadent ostentation: although the gang at the 'Well' dance the seven deadly sins, everyone in the book has feet of clay.
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(216mm x 138mm x 40mm)
Edinburgh University Press
Publisher: Edinburgh University Press
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Mark Weinstein is Professor of English Literature at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.