The Heart of Mid-Lothian(Tales of My Landlord 2) - Walter Scott

The Heart of Mid-Lothian(Tales of My Landlord 2)

Walter Scott

Book Summary

This novel, regarded as one of Scotts finest, opens with the Edinburgh riots of 1736. The people have been infuriated by the actions of John Porteous, Captain of the Guard; when his life is saved by the distant monarch they ignore the Queen and resolve to take their own revenge. Closely connected with these events is the story of the novels heroine, Jeanie Deans, a peasa

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