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David Balfour.

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Published by C. Scribner"s sons in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Scotland
    • Subjects:
    • Scotland -- History -- 18th century -- Fiction

    • Edition Notes

      GenreFiction.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPZ3.S848 D3, PR5484.D3 D3
      The Physical Object
      Pagination406 p.
      Number of Pages406
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL7004970M
      LC Control Number09003859
      OCLC/WorldCa361573

      Once, Alexander and his brother Ebenezer had a fight over a woman David's future mother. Bookmark the permalink. Rankeillor then tells David his family history: when his father Alexander and Ebenezer were young, they both fell in love with the same woman. Living alone in seclusion, he had become peculiar and does not take nicely to David, who is against gambling, when Alan and David visit.

      He meets his uncle Ebenezer and immediately suspects the shifty and miserly man of trying to David Balfour. book giving David his due inheritance. David now promises to help Alan to escape and to help James if he can. Like most Highland chieftains, James has been stripped of his powers by the English government. His uncle is also miserly, living on " parritch " and small aleand the House of Shaws itself is partially unfinished and somewhat ruinous.

      Alan appears and helps David to escape. Like most David Balfour. book chieftains, James has been stripped of his powers by the English government. Living alone in seclusion, he had become peculiar and does not take nicely to David, who is against gambling, when Alan and David visit. In the words of a critic writing in Bentley's Miscellanythe historical novelist "must follow rather the poetry of history than its chronology: his business is not to be the slave of dates; he ought to be faithful to the character of the epoch".


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