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Author: Walter Scott
This novel springs from Scott's childhood recollections and his desire to preserve in writing the features of life in the Highlands and Lowlands of Scotland.
Overall, I enjoyed reading this novel, but I found the frequent use of untranslated quotes in Latin and sometimes Gaelic (?) detracted from my enjoyment. Having said that, I learned a lot about that period in history, and the book was definitely worth reading.
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