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The Black Dwarf by Sir Walter Scott

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The Black Dwarf
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Publisher: William Blackwood
ISBN/ASIN: 140920698X
Number of pages: 594

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The story is set just after the Union of Scotland and England (1707). The dwarf is Sir Edward Mauley, a hermit regarded by the locals as being in league with the Devil, who becomes embroiled in a complex tale of love, revenge, betrayal, Jacobite schemes and a threatened forced marriage.

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