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  • The Talisman | Sir Walter Scott

    The Talisman

    • UNABRIDGED (12 hrs and 43 mins)
    • By Sir Walter Scott
    • Narrated By David McCallion
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
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    The Talisman revolves around the Third Crusader's camp in the Holy Land whereby there exists a truce between the Christians and the Muslims. The camp, which is led by King Richard I of England (the Lion-heart) who is grievously ill, is being torn apart by tensions between rival leaders.

  • Classic Ghost Stories, Volume 3 | Joseph Sheridan LeFanu,Sir Arthur Quiller-Couch,Ambrose Bierce,Wilkie Collins,Sir Walter Scott,Margaret Oliphant,Henry James,Elizabeth Braddon,J. H. Riddell,Bram Stoker

    Classic Ghost Stories, Volume 3

    • HIGHLIGHTS (10 hrs and 44 mins)
    • By Joseph Sheridan LeFanu, Sir Arthur Quiller-Couch, Ambrose Bierce, and others
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    This third and final collection of Classic Ghost Stories contains these chillers: "Mr. Justice Harbottle" by Joseph Sheridan Lefanu; "The Seventh Man" by Sir Arthur Quiller-Couch; "Some Haunted Houses" by Ambrose Bierce; "Miss Dulane and My Lord" by Wilkie Collins; and more.

  • Rob Roy | Sir Walter Scott

    Rob Roy

    • UNABRIDGED (19 hrs and 1 min)
    • By Sir Walter Scott
    • Narrated By Frederick Davidson
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
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    Rob Roy follows the adventures of Francis, a businessman's son who falls out of favor with his father and is sent to stay in the Scottish Highlands. At the house of his uncle, he meets Rashleigh, the greedy and malicious youngest son, and Diana Vernon, Rashleigh's beautiful young cousin. Seeing that Diana is attracted to Francis, Rashleigh determines to destroy him. But Francis seeks the help of Rob Roy MacGregor, a powerful and enigmatic outlaw.

    Kristine says: "Don't buy unless you know the story!"
  • Ivanhoe | Sir Walter Scott

    Ivanhoe

    • UNABRIDGED (19 hrs and 24 mins)
    • By Sir Walter Scott
    • Narrated By Frederick Davidson
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
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    During the reign of Richard I, Wilfred of Ivanhoe earns his father's disapproval by falling in love with Rowena, his father's ward. His father had planned to wed her himself, and reestablish the Saxon line.

    Tobin says: "A great classic romance/adventure"
  • Bonnie Prince Charlie and the '45 | Sir Walter Scott

    Bonnie Prince Charlie and the '45

    • ABRIDGED (2 hrs and 44 mins)
    • By Sir Walter Scott
    • Narrated By Michael Elder
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    This is the inspiring and fast-moving story of a young prince, Charles Edward Stewart, and his audacious bid for the crown of King George. From exile in France, he sails to Scotland, rallies the Highland clans and marches on London, is defeated in the bloody battle of Culloden and flees from General "Butcher" Cumberland, and with the help of gallant Flora McDonald and loyal clansmen, eventually makes his dramatic escape.

    Dr. Friedrich Toepel says: "A famous author of historic novels at his best"
  • The Bride of Lammermoor | Sir Walter Scott

    The Bride of Lammermoor

    • UNABRIDGED (13 hrs and 14 mins)
    • By Sir Walter Scott
    • Narrated By Antony Ferguson
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    When Edgar plans to acquire his family's ancient estate from the corrupt lord keeper of the Great Seal of Scotland, he is met with the complexities of the legal and political situations following the 1707 Act of Union. To complicate matters further, Edgar is falling in love with his enemy's beautiful daughter, Lucy. First published in 1819, this enduring romantic tragedy presents insights into emotional and sexual politics and the shrewd way in which Sir Walter Scott presented his work.

  • Ivanhoe | Sir Walter Scott

    Ivanhoe

    • ABRIDGED (2 hrs and 39 mins)
    • By Sir Walter Scott
    • Narrated By Jonathan Oliver
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    Ivanhoe has never been superseded as the epitome of chivalric novels. The brave knight comes from the Crusades to claim the Anglo-Saxon princess, Rowena, as his bride. But he becomes caught up in the feud between Prince John and his brother, Richard the Lionheart, who has returned to England incognito.

  • The Talisman | Sir Walter Scott

    The Talisman

    • UNABRIDGED (11 hrs and 44 mins)
    • By Sir Walter Scott
    • Narrated By Robert Whitfield
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    The Crusaders, led by Richard I of England, are encamped in the Holy Land, and torn by the dissensions and jealousies of the leaders, including, besides Coeur de Lion himself, Philip of France, the duke of Austria, the Marquis of Montferrat, and the Grand Master of the Templars. The army's impotence is accentuated by the illness of Richard.

    Benedict says: "Pretty good"
  • The Talisman | Sir Walter Scott

    The Talisman

    • UNABRIDGED (13 hrs and 55 mins)
    • By Sir Walter Scott
    • Narrated By Jim Killavey
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    The Talisman is Sir Walter Scott's tale of the Crusades, a tale of chivalry, of violence, of virtue, romance, and deceit.

    Amazon Customer says: "You need long stretches of time for this book,"
  • Ivanhoe | Sir Walter Scott

    Ivanhoe

    • ABRIDGED (3 hrs and 7 mins)
    • By Sir Walter Scott
    • Narrated By Brian Cox
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    Set in the 12th century, during the reign of Richard the Lionheart, Ivanhoe tells of the love of Wilfred of Ivanhoe for the Lady Rowena, his father Cedric's ward. Cedric, who is dedicated to the liberation of the Saxon people from Norman oppression and to the revival of the Saxon royal line, intends Rowena, a descendant of King Alfred, for the oafish Athelstane, and he banishes his son. Ivanhoe joins King Richard on his crusade in the Holy Land, and eventually the two men return secretly to England.

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