The bride of Lammermoor

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Archibald Constable and Company Edinburgh; Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown, Paternoster-Row; and Hurst, Robinson, and Company 90, Cheapside, London., 1819 - 334 стор.
 

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The 8th of Walter Scott's historical novels. Set in East Lothian in 1709 - 11, it tells the story of a doomed love affair amid ugly family pride. Scotland, at the time the novel is set, was recovering ... Читати огляд повністю

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The first two-thirds of the book was quite engaging, but I was disappointed by the end, which felt like it had been wrapped up quickly to finally put an end to the story. Читати огляд повністю

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