The Heart of Mid-Lothian

The Heart of Mid-Lothian

eBook - 2016
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First published in 1818, "The Heart of Midlothian" concerns the Porteous Riots in Edinburgh, Scotland in 1736. After the Captain of the City Guards orders his men to fire into a crowd of people, a lynch mob hunts him down and kills him for his actions. It is famous for its graphic and gruesome descriptions of Captain John Porteous's death and is often referred to as Scott's finest novel. Contents include: "The Heart of Mid-Lothian", "Editor's Introduction to The Heart of Mid-Lothian", "Introduction to The Heart of Mid-Lothian-(1830)", "Postscript", "Introductory", "The Heart of Mid-Lothian", "Chapter First", "Chapter Second", "Chapter Third", etc. Many vintage books such as this had been becoming increasingly rare or expensive. This volume is now republished in an available, modern, high-quality edition complete with a specially commissioned new biography of the author.
Publisher: [United States] : Read Books Ltd. : Made available through hoopla, 2016
ISBN: 9781473362864
Branch Call Number: eBook hoopla
Characteristics: 1 online resource


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