Set in south-west Scotland in the immediate aftermath of the 1707 Union, The Black Dwarf was intended to be a story about the first, abortive, Jacobite uprising of 1708. Instead it developed into a gothic tale of the supernatural. This new edition brings out the virtues in the story, long overlaid by Scott's embellishments in later editions.
Publisher: Edinburgh University Press
Number of pages: 238
Weight: 964 g
Dimensions: 216 x 138 x 20 mm
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