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The Master Of Ballantrae - Robert Louis Stevenson
The Master Of Ballantrae
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Set in Scotland during the 1745 Jacobite Rebellion, in the exotic French Indies, and in the North American wilderness, the story has as its hero one of the most compelling yet horrifying studies of evil in nineteenth-century fiction—James Durie, Master of Ballantrae. The Master is about his... show more
Set in Scotland during the 1745 Jacobite Rebellion, in the exotic French Indies, and in the North American wilderness, the story has as its hero one of the most compelling yet horrifying studies of evil in nineteenth-century fiction—James Durie, Master of Ballantrae. The Master is about his infective influence—on his younger, less attractive brother Henry; on Henry's wife Alison; and on those narrators whom Stevenson so skilfully employs to present their experiences of this charming, ruthless, and evil man.
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ISBN: 9780543896728 (0543896722)
Pages no: 388
Edition language: English
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Gatta ci cova
Gatta ci cova rated it
4.0
La metterei così: il lancio di una moneta stabilisce le sorti. Il Male penetra il Bene, ne diviene coscienza fino a farlo impazzire. P.S. Basterebbe accettare d'esser plurimi per rimanere savi?
A Man With A Spooky Agenda
A Man With A Spooky Agenda rated it
4.0 The Master Of Ballantrae: A Winter's Tale
Robert Louis Stevenson is in a constant shoving match with Trollope to be my favorite Victorian. If it comes down to it, its pretty clear which man would win.Hint: Its not the one who writes sensitive drawing room think-pieces.'The Master of Ballantrae' has all the trappings of an adventure story, b...
Bettie's Books
Bettie's Books rated it
4.0 The Master of Ballantrae
bookshelves: adventure, classic, historical-fiction, revenge, britain-scotland, victorian, seven-seas, war, published-1889, hardback Read in June, 2009, read count: 2 Description: Set in Scotland during the 1745 Jacobite Rebellion, in the exotic French Indies, and in the North American wildernes...
mashahsam
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5.0 The Master Of Ballantrae
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Bettie's Books
Bettie's Books rated it
4.0 The Master of Ballantrae
Cannot pass up an opportunity to listen to this as a re-read. Stars David Rintoul and Liam Brennan.Broadcast on:BBC Radio 7, 3:00am Saturday 10th July 2010Duration:60 minutesAvailable until:4:02am Saturday 17th July 2010Categories:Drama, Classic & PeriodCredits:Susan HampshirePhilip LathamRoland Cul...
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