A fictional recreation of the life and times of the great Scottish Romantic writer, Sir Walter Scott. Through Scott's own eyes, the reader is offered an intimate view of his public and private lives, and finally, the picture of a man aware of his declining powers, disturbed by dreams and fantasies.
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Allan Massie is the award-winning author of many novels, including his Roman Quartet - Antony, Augustus, Tiberius and Caesar - as well as several works of non-fiction. He lives in the Scottish Borders and writes for the Daily Telegraph and the Scotsman.
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Book Description Hutchinson & Co. LTD., London, 1994. Hardcover. Book Condition: Mint. Dust Jacket Condition: Mint. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. A novel recreating the life and times of the great romantic writer, Sir Walter Scott. Both book and jacket of this first edition novel are in mint condition. Number sequence on the book is 1 3 5 7 9 10 8 6 4 2 hence second impression of the first edition. Bookseller Inventory # 002955