Above all, they must face the gruelling challange of the desert as they traverse a sea of burning sand in search of the legendary lost city of Wabar and the mysterious Enduring Flame of Duweila. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. And it included 663 such castles in all. In the end they turn to a group of outlaws, and in doing so become outlaws themselves. Later, he kept on dropping the fictional contents from his future novels as he kept on becoming more and more experienced. Spine creases, wear to binding and pages from reading. During the course of the next few years, he wrote a few more novels, most of which was written in a light-hearted tone and depicted romantic adventures about the imaginary main characters.
As a result, he decides to leave his home as well as the clansmen to as to avoid any disaster on them. When a Highland estate changes hands, there is trouble brewing for Alastair MacIver, a tinker who lives off the land in the remote valleys of his ancestors. Following this, Rob MacGregor, vows to take a terrible revenge. Bookseller: , Queensland, Australia London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1998. His speaking engagements kept on increasing with the increase in his popularity as a writer. Green boards lettered in gilt on the spine. When author Nigel was working on his research work about the castles, he realized that there were a number of popular incidents and characters in the history of Scotland, which could be utilized as the base of his novels.
In the opening sequence of the plot of the novel, it is shown that Rob Ray MacGregor was declared as an outlaw by the by the State Secretary, the Montrose Duke, and the Cumberland Duke, in the year 1715. His wife gave him a lot of encouragement after which, he attempted to write his first novel. Nigel Tranter 1909-2000 was a Scottish historian and author. Angus Guthrie, Scottish sailor and undercover oil-prospector, gets more than he bargained for when he agrees to accompany an archaeological expedition into the forbidden heart of the Arabian desert. Moderate soiling and shelfwear to covers. After the success of his five volume landmark series, author Nigel was consulted for regular advice on the matters of restoring a number of castles and tower houses.
» » Order of Nigel Tranter Books. Dust jacket quality is not guaranteed. During his career, he was considered as one of the prolific authors of the historical and architectural books, many of which were related to the different design aspects of the castles. After a little while, author Nigel wrote his second novel titled Trespass. After finishing his academic studies, he received training as an accountant and began working in the National Insurance Company of Scotland, which was founded by his uncle. Pages yellowing, but clean and tight in binding. But, the publishers rejected the novel.
May contain limited notes, underlining or highlighting that does affect the text. One of the popular novel series written by author Nigel Tranter is called as the MacGregor series, which is comprised of a total of 3 books published between the years 1957 and 1962. Possible ex library copy, thatâll have the markings and stickers associated from the library. It was followed by a couple of a trilogy series between the years 1957 and 1965. By that time, author Nigel had established himself as a noteworthy author of historical fiction novels. He was treated this way because he supported the Stuart cause in a steadfast manner.
In the opening sequence of the plot of the novel, it is depicted that the Highlanders had limped away from the Culloden field in the year 1745. The series also included the history of some of the non-domestic structures such as churches, priories, communal defense buildings, etc. It is still continuing to be read by those who have special interests in the subject. The group must overcome the suspicions and superstitions of a region untouched by the modern age and unwilling to bow down to it. A few pages have light soiling. Title page and next two pages has been taped into the book.
Between the year 1962 and 1971, author Nigel published the five volume landmark series called as The Fortified House in Scotland. Dustjacket has light wear on the edges with creasing on the spine. An expedition sets out across the sun-blasted sands of the Arabian desert in search of treasures both ancient and all-too-modern in this classic adventure tale from master Scots storyteller, Nigel Tranter. However, after its publication in the year 1937, the company went bankrupt and Nigel did not get any payment. He did not stop writing even when he went to serve during the Second World War. Luckily for him, The Moray Press decided to publish this novel.
A small band of brave men, including the great nephew of Rob Roy MacGregor named Duncan MacGregor, volunteer to escort Prince Charles to safety. He gets helped by the beautiful and headstrong lady named Caroline Cameron. Author Nigel was also involved in several affairs other than writing. A few of his novels were published at the time of the war, many of which were by his own life experiences during the war. The five volume series was highly regarded at that time by many prominent authors and critics mainly because of its rich historical descriptions.
The new laird is not about to let a tinker hunt and fish at his expense, and their conflict leads to a spell in the local jail for Alastair. He used the pen name Tye Tredgold for writing some of his novels. He was born on November 23, 1909 and died on January 09, 2000, at the age of 90. This series was written with the intention of covering the structure and history of primarily each and every domestic castle present in Scotland at that time. Eventually, he tried and attempted to make the novels accurate enough, so that the readers can get a clear view of the rich history of Scotland.
Ex-library with usual stamps, etc. The plot of this novel revolves around the MacGregor clan and is set in the early 18th century. After just one day of the escape of Prince Charles, a huge amount of French Gold is discovered from his sailing spot. Light rubbing on the corners of the dustjacket; price intact; no interior markings. The first novel that he chose to write was based on a famous character named Mary. Nigel Tranter was one of the famous Scottish author and historian.