The Master of Ballantrae: A Winter's Tale by Robert Louis Stevenson

"The Master of Ballantrae: A Winter's Tale" is a captivating adventure story set in Scotland during the Jacobite rebellion of 1745. The narrative revolves around two brothers, James and Henry Durie, who are torn apart by their conflicting loyalties to the English king and the exiled Stuart court. The elder, James, is presumed dead after a lost battle, but returns years later to claim his inheritance, leading to a bitter feud that spans continents and decades. The story is filled with duels, treachery, shipwrecks, and buried treasure, exploring themes of love, hate, revenge, and the destructive power of obsession.

The 1771st greatest book of all time


Published
1889
Nationality
British
Type
Fiction
Pages
Unknown
Words
83,450
Original Language
English

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