Description - The Pirate by Sir Walter Scott
Set within the islands of Shetland and Orkney in the last years of the 17th century, the plot of this novel hinges on an illicit relationship and is dominated by obessesed women, and dark men twisted by their criminality. This new edition of the text returns to the original manuscript and exhibits Walter Scott's considerable knowledge of of northern history.
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(216mm x 138mm x 23mm)
Edinburgh University Press
Publisher: Edinburgh University Press
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Author Biography - Sir Walter Scott
Mark Weinstein is Professor of English Literature at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Alison Lumsden is a senior lecturer in the School of Language & Literature at the University of Aberdeen and co-director of the Walter Scott Research Centre. She was for many years research fellow and then General Editor for the Edinburgh Edition of the Waverley Novels and has published on several Scottish authors including Robert Louis Stevenson, Nan Shepherd and Louis Grassic Gibbon. She is about to begin work on a scholarly edition of Scott's poetry.