William Black

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The ‘Scottish Anthony Trollope’, William Black was a successful novelist of the latter half of the nineteenth century. He developed his own unique brand of novel, blending scenes of actual experience in travel and sport with fictitious adventures, resulting in part travel book, part novel. Few men of letters were more widely known and esteemed in literary circles at the time of his death. His works are noted for their vivid and atmospheric descriptions and their exquisite portrayal of character. This eBook presents Black’s collected works, with numerous illustrations, many rare texts appearing in digital print for the first time, informative introductions and the usual Delphi bonus material. (Version 1)

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* Beautifully illustrated with images relating to Black’s life and works
* Concise introductions to the major novels
* 16 novels, with individual contents tables
* Features rare novels appearing for the first time in digital publishing
* Images of how the books were first published, giving your eReader a taste of the original texts
* Excellent formatting of the texts
* Rare story collection available in no other collection
* Includes Black’s non-fiction study of Oliver Goldsmith
* Black’s autobiography, appearing here for the first time in digital print
* Features a brief biography
* Ordering of texts into chronological order and genres

CONTENTS:

The Novels
James Merle; An Autobiography (1864)
In Silk Attire (1869)
Mr Pisistratus Brown, M.P., in the Highlands (1871)
A Daughter of Heth (1871)
A Princess of Thule (1873)
Madcap Violet (1876)
Macleod of Dare (1878)
White Wings (1880)
The Beautiful Wretch, The Four MacNicols, The Pupil of Aurelius (1881)
Sunrise (1881)
Judith Shakespeare (1884)
White Heather (1885)
The New Prince Fortunatus (1890)
Stand Fast Craig-Royston! (1890)
Donald Ross of Heimra (1891)
Wild Eelin (1898)

The Short Story Collection
The Magic Ink and Other Tales (1892)

The Non-Fiction
Goldsmith (1878)

The Autobiography
With the Eyes of Youth, and Other Sketches (1903)

The Biography
Brief Biography of William Black (1901) by Richard Garnett

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