The Fortunes Of Nigel

By: Sir Walter Scott
Published By: Double9 Books
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"The Fortunes of Nigel," written by Sir Walter Scott, is a captivating historical novel set in 17th-century London. This engaging tale follows the eponymous Nigel Olifaunt, a Scottish nobleman who ventures to the English capital in search of fortune and adventure. Scott skillfully intertwines historical events and fictional characters to create a vivid portrait of the era. Against the backdrop of political intrigue, social unrest, and cultural transformation, Nigel navigates the treacherous waters of the English court, encountering a colorful cast of characters along the way. The novel explores themes of loyalty, honor, and the clash of cultures as Nigel strives to maintain his Scottish identity while adapting to the bustling metropolis of London. Through Nigel's journey, readers are immersed in the vibrant tapestry of 17th-century society, witnessing the clash between tradition and progress, and the enduring struggle for power and influence.

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Sir Walter Scott

Sir Walter Scott was a Scottish author, poet, playwright, and historian who lived from 15 August 1771 to 21 September 1832. His narrative poems The Lady of the Lake and Marmion, as well as his novels Ivanhoe, Rob Roy, Waverley, Old Mortality, The Heart of Mid-Lothian, and The Bride of Lammermoor, are still regarded as classics of European and Scottish literature. He had a big impact on both European and American literature. He had a big impact on both European and American literature. He was able to combine his work as a writer and editor with his responsibilities as an advocate, judge, and legal administrator thanks to his day job as the Clerk of Session and Sheriff-Depute of Selkirkshire. He served as the longtime president of the Royal Society of Edinburgh (1820–1832), a senior member of the Tories in Edinburgh, and a vice president of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland. He was also interested in the Highland Society (1827–1829). He was able to create the historical book genre as a prime example of European Romanticism thanks to his historical knowledge and literary talent. On April 22, 1820, he created a baronet "of Abbotsford in the County of Rexburg," Scotland; the title was abolished upon the death of his son in 1847.

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Product Details

  • Publisher: Double 9 Books
  • Publishing Year: 2023
  • Language: English
  • Paperback: 472 Pages
  • ISBN-10: 9358719656
  • ISBN-13: 9789358719659
  • Item Weight: 566.4g
  • Dimension : 216 x 140 x 25.9 mm
  • Country of Origin : India
  • Reading age : 10+
  • Importer: Double 9 Books
  • Packer: Double 9 Books
  • Book Type : Fiction / Historical,Fiction / Classics,History / General