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Walter Scott's 'The Surgeon's Daughter' is a captivating narrative that fuses historical romance with adventure, emblematic of Scott's celebrated literary style. Rooted in the rich tapestry of 19th-century British literature, the novel transcends its temporal setting, intertwining the personal and political dramas of the colonial era with exquisite character development and a keen eye for cultural detail. The text, faithfully restored by DigiCat Publishing, preserves the original linguistic elegance while ensuring accessibility for modern readers. This edition is a commendation of Scott's ability to weave intricate plots that are both enlightening and entertaining, capturing the complexities of human relationships against the backdrop of expansive historical landscapes.
In the grand tradition of his acclaimed Waverley novels, Scott crafts 'The Surgeon's Daughter' with an intricate understanding of the socio-political dynamics of his time. His own legal background and historical insight inform the rich tapestry of characters and settings, providing an authenticity that has cemented Scott as a seminal figure in the development of historical fiction. It is this blend of rigorous historical knowledge and imaginative literature that allows Scott to explore the themes of duty, honor, and love with both nuance and grandeur.
'The Surgeon's Daughter' is a recommendation to both enthusiasts of historical fiction and newcomers to Scott's oeuvre. The novel's revival by DigiCat Publishing offers a fresh opportunity to engage with Scott's legacy and understand why his works continue to resonate. This edition is an invitation to experience the world through Scott's eyes ? a world where the chivalry of the past meets the sensibilities of the present, captivating the reader's imagination with every turn of the page.


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Año de Edición
Walter Scott
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Peso (Físico)
Tamaño Archivo (Virtual)
DRM (Virtual)
Formato Electrónico (Virtual)
The Surgeon's Daughter
Biografía del Autor
<p>Sir Walter Scott, 1st Baronet (1771?1832), was a towering figure in the field of literature during the late 18th and early 19th centuries. Born in Edinburgh, Scotland, he was a prolific writer, poet, historian, and advocate. Although trained as a lawyer, it was literature where Scott truly left his indelible mark. He is particularly renowned for his contribution to the development of the historical novel, bringing the past to life with such vividness and detail that it captured the imaginations of readers throughout Europe. Scott\'s ability to weave complex narratives against the backdrop of historical events has made books like \'Ivanhoe\', \'Rob Roy\', and \'The Lady of the Lake\' timeless classics. His novel \'The Surgeon\'s Daughter\', while less known than some of his other works, still showcases Scott\'s unique literary style that combines rich characterization with intricate plots. The novel, part of the \'Chronicles of the Canongate\' series, is set amidst the colonial period, illustrating Scott\'s versatility in tackling various historical periods with authenticity. Scott\'s work as a whole contributed significantly to the Scottish Enlightenment and cemented his status as one of Scotland\'s most celebrated authors. His influence extended beyond the literary world, affecting the cultural and national identity of Scotland itself. Contemporary readers and scholars continue to study and appreciate Scott\'s extensive oeuvre for its storytelling prowess and its role in pioneering the historical narrative genre.</p>
ISBN: 8596547173991
Referencia: BW1037908199

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