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OLD MORTALITY

by SIR WALTER SCOTT

  • Category Classics
  • Format Paperback
  • Imprint Rupa
  • Price 80
  1. ISBN: 9.79E+12
  2. Pages: 416 pages
  3. Date: 2000

ABOUT THIS BOOK

Old Mortality is a novel of Scott’s search for Scottish spiritual regeneration. His deep-felt anguish on the strife between the Covenanters and the Episcopalians forms the backbone of the novel.

AUTHOR OF THE BOOK

Sir Walter Scott, born in 1771, was voracious reader. The Minstrelsy of the Scottish Border, his first work of any importance was published in 1802. By the publication of Ivanhoe (1819) he had attained the summit of popularity.