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The master of Ballantrae

Robert Louis Stevenson

The master of Ballantrae

a winter"s tale

by Robert Louis Stevenson

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Published by Altemus in Philadelphia .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementRobert L. Stevenson.
The Physical Object
Pagination301 p. :
Number of Pages301
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13549585M
OCLC/WorldCa6585378

Read the Virtual Book. Summary. The Master of Ballantrae begins in and is narrated by Mackellar, the loyal, often meddling steward to the respected Durie of Durisdeer family. The family consists of the old Lord and his two sons, James (the eldest son and Master of Ballantrae) and Lord Henry. About The Master of Ballantrae. Stevenson’s brooding historical romance demonstrates his most abiding theme—the elemental struggle between good and evil—as it unfolds against a hauntingly beautiful Scottish landscape, amid the fierce loyalties and violent enmities that characterized Scottish history.

The Master of Ballantrae Robert Louis STEVENSON ( - ) Heir to a noble Scottish house in the mid 18th century, the Master is a charming, clever, and resourceful villain whose daring but ill-advised schemes first alienate his patrimony and at last cost him his life. The Master of Ballantrae: A Winter's Tale is one of Stevenson's darker, more political novels. Two brothers are brought into conflict by the Jacobite rising of , which tears their family apart.

Share - Stevenson Robert Louis-master of Ballantrae & The Pck Book. Stevenson Robert Louis-master of Ballantrae & The Pck Book. Be the first to write a review. About this product. Brand new: lowest price. The lowest-priced brand-new, unused, unopened, undamaged item in its original packaging (where packaging is applicable). Genre/Form: Historical fiction Fiction: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Stevenson, Robert Louis, Master of Ballantrae. New York, The Book League of America,


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The Master of Ballantrae by Robert Louis Stevenson is a romance in the old style--full of adventure and the heroic theme of the struggle between good and evil.

It is the story of two brothers--one the favorite of his father, but somewhat a black sheep, and the other the faithful, loyal son who always does his best for the family, no matter the /5. 'The Master of Ballantrae' though, is more complex and rewarding than either of those works, although it does share some of the latter's good and evil themes.

The basic story is one about two brothers - one seemingly a good, reasonable man, and the other, The master of Ballantrae book elder brother who becomes disinherited after the Jacobite wars, a personification of by: 7.

The Master of Ballantrae is the story of the conflict between two Scottish brothers, set in the time of the Jacobite uprising. It is a story of a family divided and in many ways the two brothers symbolize the duality of man’s nature and the corrupting force of pride/5.

Complete summary of Robert Louis Stevenson's The Master of Ballantrae. eNotes plot summaries cover all the significant action of The Master of Ballantrae. The Master of Ballantrae, in full The Master of Ballantrae: A Winter’s Tale, novel by Scottish writer Robert Louis Stevenson, first serialized in Scribner’s Magazine in –89 and published in book form in The novel provides another example of the moral ambiguity Stevenson had explored earlier in Dr.

Jekyll and Mr. trae is bold and unscrupulous; his younger brother. The Master of Ballantrae is a British Technicolor adventure film starring Errol Flynn and Roger is a loose and highly truncated adaptation of the Robert Louis Stevenson novel of the same eighteenth century Scotland, two sons of a laird clash over the family estate and a lady.

It was the last film from director William by: William Alwyn. Paperback. Condition: New. 1st. Paperback. Set at the time of the Jacobite uprising, The Master of Ballantrae tells of a family divided. James Durie, Master of Ballantrae, abandons his ancestral home to support the Scottish ng may be from multiple locations in the US or from the UK, depending on stock availability.

pages. Set in 18th-century Scotland, this brooding historical romance unfolds amid the Jacobite Rebellion. A struggle between good and evil begins in the old Scottish castle of Durrisdeer — the ancestral home of the Durie clan — where James Durie, Master of Ballantrae, persists in his lifelong rivalry with his younger brother as well as his relentless quest for the family fortune.

Directed by William Keighley. With Errol Flynn, Roger Livesey, Anthony Steel, Beatrice Campbell. Two noble Scottish brothers deliberately take opposite sides when Bonnie Prince Charlie returns to claim the throne of Scotland in order to preserve the family fortune/10(K).

Master of Ballantrae. Robert Louis Stevenson. 3 (1 Review) Free Download. Read Online. This book is available for free download in a number of formats - including epub, pdf, azw, mobi and more. You can also read the full text online using our ereader. A masterful tale of revenge, set in Scotland and America.3/5(1).

The Master of Ballantrae () Plot. Showing all 3 items Jump to: Summaries (3) Summaries. Two noble Scottish brothers deliberately take opposite sides when Bonnie Prince Charlie returns to claim the throne of Scotland in order to preserve the family fortune.

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FREE Shipping on $35 or more. Due to COVID, orders may be delayed/5(6). Buy a cheap copy of The Master of Ballantrae: A Winter's book by Robert Louis Stevenson. A gripping tale of sibling rivalry and greed takes readers on a fast-paced adventure that encompasses sea voyages, encounters with pirates, intrigue at the French Free shipping over $Cited by: 7.

'The Master of Ballantrae' tells the story of two Scottish brothers whose family is torn apart by the Jacobite rising of It makes a splendid companion volume to 'Kidnapped', and is one of Robert Louis Stevenson's most riveting adventure stories/5(5).

MASTER OF BALLANTRAE is less in the tradition of OLD MORTALITY or ROB ROY, and more in the tradition of DR. JEKYLL AND MR. HYDE. The real theme of the novel is I first became aware of MASTER OF BALLANTRAE as a lonely teenager who didn't date and spent far too much time eating chocolates and watching Errol Flynn movies on TV/5.

This was the Master of Ballantrae, my Lord Durrisdeer’s son, a young nobleman of the rarest gallantry and parts, and equally designed by nature to adorn a Court and to reap laurels in the field.

Our meeting was the more welcome to both, as he was one of the few Scots who had used the Irish with consideration, and as he might now be of very. About The Master of Ballantrae.

Set at the time of the Jacobite uprising, The Master of Ballantrae tells of a family divided. James Durie, Master of Ballantrae, abandons his ancestral home to support the Scottish rebellion—leaving his younger brother Henry, who is faithful to. 'The Master of Ballantrae' has all the trappings of an adventure story, but what the reader ends up with is a novel about the allure of evil and how, by inches, we're drawn to it even as we're on guard against it/5(31).

Check out this great listen on The year isand Prince Charlie of the defeated royal house of Stuart has just returned to Scottish soil. A weighty choice faces every Scottish man. Should he stitch a white cockade to his hat and join the fight to restore James, Prince Charlie's fa.Audience Reviews for The Master of Ballantrae.

As much as I love Flynn and Cardiff, Master of Ballantrae wasn't amazing. Not bad, but it's far from the gloriousness that is The Sea 5/5(4).A Great Book. Hi! I've read this book 3 times already and never seem to get tired of it; I find it fascinating.

Its atmosphere, its plot, everything about it appeals to me. Have you read it? What are your opinions about it? Posted By Carmilla at Mon 15 Sep.