Ivanhoe (Penguin Classics)

Ivanhoe (Penguin Classics)


"Fight on, courageous knights! guy dies, yet glory lives!"

Banished from England for looking to marry opposed to his father's needs, Ivanhoe joins Richard the Lion middle on a campaign within the Holy Land. On his go back, his passionate wish is to be reunited with the attractive yet forbidden woman Rowena, yet he quickly unearths himself enjoying a extra harmful video game as he's drawn right into a sour strength fight among the noble King Richard and his evil and scheming brother John. the 1st of Scott's novels to handle a basically English subject, Ivanhoe is set in a hugely romanticized medieval international of tournaments and sieges, chivalry and experience the place dispossessed Saxons are pitted opposed to their Norman overlords, and the place the ancient and fictional seamlessly merge.

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