Have Started Reading Sir Walter Scott’s The Black Dwarf

I’ve started reading Sir Walter Scott’s ‘The Black Dwarf’.  What a remarkable book this appears to be!  I’ll be interested to see if it progresses in the way I think it will.  I don’t want to discuss the nature of the plot at the moment, but it looks like another historical tragedy.  The subject matter […]
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Sir Walter Scott – The Fair Maid of Perth (1)

After I completed Johnson’s and Boswell’s accounts of their mutual tour of the Western Hebrides, I realised I needed to keep a written record, as there were so many points of interest I encountered when reading but did not note down, I was annoyed with myself I could not refer to them when I had […]
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