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DetailsSet in 18th-century Scotland, this brooding historical romance unfolds amid the Jacobite Rebellion. A struggle between good and evil begins in the old Scottish castle of Durrisdeer the ancestral home of the Durie clan where James Durie, Master of Ballantrae, persists in his lifelong rivalry with his younger brother as well as his relentless quest for the family fortune.From Durrisdeer, the fast-paced adventure shifts to sea voyages and encounters with pirates, intrigue at the French court and in India, and an attempt to recover buried treasure in New York's Adirondack Mountains all leading to a shocking climax in the American wilderness.An engrossing tale played out against the backdrop of three continents, "The Master of Ballantrae" stands among the most vivid and exciting of Robert Louis Stevenson' tales.ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Novelist, poet, and travel writer, Robert Louis Stevenson (18501894) wrote captivating tales for readers of all ages, including Treasure Island, Kidnapped, and The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde.
SKU Code PRK B 3262 Weight in Kg 0.1000 Brand Bookwomb Dispatch Period in Days 3 ISBN No. 9780486426853 Author Name ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON Publisher Name DOVER PUBLICATION