The Master of Ballantrae: A Winter's Tale (Modern Library - download pdf or read online

By Robert Louis Stevenson,Andrea Barrett

Stevenson’s brooding old romance demonstrates his such a lot abiding theme—the elemental fight among strong and evil—as it unfolds opposed to a hauntingly attractive Scottish panorama, amid the fierce loyalties and violent enmities that characterised Scottish historical past. while brothers try and break up their loyalties among the warring factions of the 1745 Jacobite emerging, one kin unearths itself tragically divided. Stevenson’s remarkably shiny characterizations create an acutely relocating, psychologically advanced paintings; as Andrea Barrett issues out in her advent, “The brothers’ characters, now not the ancient evidence, form the drama.”

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