Classic Fiction

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  • Cover scan of John Burnet Of Barns
    John Burnet Of Barns
    John Buchan - Paperback - Polygon
    Set in the Scottish Borders in 1678, this novel tells the story of two young noblemen - John Burnet, heir to the ancient house of Barns, and his cousin, Captain Gilbert Burnet, a dashing but ruthless soldier and adventurer.
  • Cover scan of Jekyll And Hyde, The Secret Sharer, And Transformation
    Jekyll And Hyde, The Secret Sharer, And Transformation: Three Tales Of Doubles
    - Hardback - Longman
    From Longman's 'Cultural Editions' series, come three tales of transformation - Mary Shelley's 'Transformation', Robert Louis Stevenson's 'The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde' and Joseph Conrad's 'The Secret Sharer'. Each text has been annotated and given a scholarly introduction.
  • Cover scan of John Macnab
    John MacNab
    John Buchan - Paperback - Polygon
    Three high-flying men - a barrister, a cabinet minister and a banker - are suffering from boredom. They concoct a plan to cure it. They inform three Scottish estates that they will poach from each two stags and a salmon in a given time. They sign collectively as 'John Macnab' and await the responses.
  • Cover scan of Julia De Roubigné
    Julia De Roubigné
    Henry Mackenzie - Paperback - Tuckwell
    Henry Mackenzie's 3rd and final novel was immediately popular with his contemporaries, but seems to have fared poorly since compared with the less-complex Man of Feeling. The novel deals with the processes by which a mind comes to disorder.
  • Cover scan of John Splendid
    John Splendid: The Tale Of A Poor Gentleman, And The Little Wars Of Lorn
    N. G. Munro - B & W
    In the autumn of 1644 Colin, heir to the Laird of Elrigmore, returns to Argyll after seven years as a soldier of fortune to find a land torn apart by civil war - with the complex rivalries of feuding clans and Catholic versus Covenanter.

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