Twenty years ago, Diana Gabaldon swept readers into her mesmerizing world brimming with history, romance, and adventure. In celebration of the series that has captured the heart of millions, here is a special 20th anniversary edition of the novel that started it all—including a new essay, a new... show more
Twenty years ago, Diana Gabaldon swept readers into her mesmerizing world brimming with history, romance, and adventure. In celebration of the series that has captured the heart of millions, here is a special 20th anniversary edition of the novel that started it all—including a new essay, a new map, a CD with Outlander the musical, and more. OUTLANDER The year is 1945. Claire Randall is traveling with her husband when she touches a boulder in one of the ancient stone circles that dot the British Isles. Suddenly she is hurled back in time to a Scotland torn by war and raiding border clans in the year of our Lord 1743. Catapulted into the intrigues of lairds and spies that may threaten her life, she soon realizes that an alliance with James Fraser, a gallant young Scots warrior, might be the only way to survive. Thus begins a work of unrivaled storytelling that has become a modern classic.
Publish date: July 5th 2011
Publisher: Delacorte Press
Pages no: 662
Edition language: English
Series: Outlander (#1)
I am honestly surprised at how unimpressed I am by the first book in the Outlander series. Maybe its the first person point of view, but I just did not like the writing style at all. Have to say this is one of those cases that I like the show better than the book. Claire has gone back in time. She...
Ever since I purchased this book, I have found excuse after excuse not to read it. In an effort to purge my overflowing bookcases, I decided to buckle down and read it. So much for purging. Now I feel the need to go buy eight more books after finishing this one. Yes, it's trashy. Yes, trashy is well...
I made a mistake when I first started this series: I was browsing the New Releases section at the bookstore and saw Drums of Autumn sitting on the shelf. I decided to get it because it was a really thick book and looked interesting, something I could lose myself in while I sat in one waiting room af...
This book was amazing! I devoured it in just four days and loved every minute of it! I can't wait to read more from Gabaldon!
I am currently reading Outlander by Diana Gabaldon. I am about 200 pages in to this 800 + page monster of a book. I can say that I love this book so far and will be finishing the book hopefully this week so that I can put up my first review. [/spoiler] The story is about this women named Claire...