The Scottish Chiefs

By: Jane Porter
Published By: Double9 Books
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A romantic suspenseful novel, of Scotland's 14th century heroes, Sir William Wallace and Robert the Bruce, The Scottish chief is also one of the authentic novel, and some scholars have guarantee it might be the first one to publish. It tells the story of Sir William Wallace and his efforts to bring Scotland's freedom after Lord Edward I of Great Britain attacked the country and attempted to overpower accordingly. The author grew up first in Durham and then in Edinburgh, from an early age she heard stories of Sir William Wallace, Robert the Bruce and other Scottish legends from her family and many others in his locality, this is one of the major reasons for the author to write this famous novel. The novel was translated into various foreign dialects and was a hit in Europe. It was so famous that Napoleon had it banned because of its message of protest against a dictator. It is said that US President Andrew Jackson was encouraged with it when he fought the British in the conflict of 1812. It remained famous and well-liked by the people until the 20th century. It became so famous that a comic book version was made of it.

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Jane Porter

Jane Porter was born on January 17, 1776, to Scot William Porter in Durham, England. She was the youngest historical novelist. Her famous novel The Scottish Chiefs is believed to be probably the earliest known novel and is still popular among children in Scotland. Porter have also crafted and discovered various narrative tools connected with both Historical and National tales. Porter contributed in writing to periodicals and composed the play Switzerland (1819). She is also linked to the 1822 production, Ruler of Powys, which ended after just three exhibitions. The author wrote Thaddeus of Warsaw, in 1803 in the 18th century, Porter also wrote her stories, Tales Round a Winter Hearth (1821), Coming Out (1828) and The Field of Forty Footsteps (1828), along with her sister Anna Maria. In her later years, Porter continued to write pieces for Journals and newspapers. Many published unidentified or were seen signed with "J. P." among all the options included Peter the Great, Simon Boliver, and the African adventurer Dixon Denham.

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Product Details

  • Publisher: Double 9 Books
  • Publishing Year: 2023
  • Language: English
  • Paperback: 758 Pages
  • ISBN-10: 9356566550
  • ISBN-13: 9789356566552
  • Item Weight: 909.6g
  • Dimension : 216 x 140 x 41.2 mm
  • Country of Origin : India
  • Reading age : 10+
  • Importer: Double 9 Books
  • Packer: Double 9 Books
  • Book Type : Fiction / Literary, Fiction / Historical