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Sir Walter Scott’s Ivanhoe: Newly Adapted for the Modern Reader by David Purdie

Historical


by
Sir Walter Scott and David Purdie

Book Details

Format: EPUB

Page count: 224 pages

File size: 889 KB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

Ivanhoe follows Wilfred of Ivanhoe, part of one of the few Saxon families at a time when English nobility was dominated by the Normans, who is out of favour with his father for his allegiance to the Norman king, Richard the Lionheart. The gripping storyline beautifully captures the 12th century tensions between Saxons and Normans, Nobility and Commonality and Jews and Gentiles, with a whole host of well-known characters from Robin Hood to Friar Tuck.