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Peveril of the Peak

Walter Scott
Edited by Alison Lumsden

Hardback (In stock)
£80.00

Find Out What Scott Really Wrote

Going back to the original manuscripts, a team of scholars has uncovered what Scott originally wrote and intended his public to read before errors, misreadings and expurgations crept in during production.

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About the Author

Alison Lumsden is a senior lecturer in the School of Language & Literature at the University of Aberdeen and co-director of the Walter Scott Research Centre. She was for many years research fellow and then General Editor for the Edinburgh Edition of the Waverley Novels and has published on several Scottish authors including Robert Louis Stevenson, Nan Shepherd and Louis Grassic Gibbon. She is about to begin work on a scholarly edition of Scott's poetry.

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Reviving... a seldom remembered novel, the editor invite[s] us to share [her] vision of an energetically creative Scott whose imaginative works can still surprise and affect us.
- Regina Hewitt, Scottish Literary Review

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