• Scottish author Sir Walter Scott’s two bestselling novels Rob Roy and Ivanhoe are bound together in this edition.
Scotland is in turmoil before the 1715 Jacobite Rising and Frank Osbaldistone is sent to stay with his uncle, Sir Hildebrand Osbaldistone. He falls in love with Diana Vernon. Frank’s cousin. Meanwhile, Rashleigh steals important financial documents and Frank pursues him to Scotland. Several times his path crosses the mysterious Rob Roy MacGregor before the story shifts to the beautiful mountains and valleys around Loch Lomond where a British army detachment is ambushed.
*Readers note: Some of the dialogue is in broad Scottish.
Ivahoe returns from the Crusades to find England under Prince John. Richard the Lionhearted is in an Austrian prison and Ivahoe finds himself involved in the power-struggle for the throne of England. When Ivanhoe arrives at court, a jousting tournament is underway and Ivanhoe soon finds himself champion among the three Norman noblemen who try to defeat him. Unfortunately, Ivanhoe is injured and he is cared for by Isaac of York and his beautiful daughter Rebecca.