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Look Inside Reading Guide. Reading Guide. The book inspired literary imitations as well as paintings, dramatizations, and even operas. In the twelfth century, Sir Wilfred of Ivanhoe returns home to England from the Third Crusade to claim his inheritance and the love of the lady Rowena.

The heroic adventures of this noble Saxon knight involve him in the struggle between Richard the Lion-Hearted and his malignant brother John: a conflict that brings Ivanhoe into alliance with the mysterious outlaw Robin Hood and his legendary fight for the forces of good. His romance is the romance of hunted men hiding in woods at night; of brigs standing out to sea; of waves breaking in the moonlight; of solitary sands and distant horsemen; of violence and suspense.

Since Shakespeare, no writer has created so immense a gallery of portraits. Hailed by Victor Hugo as "the real epic of our age," Ivanhoe was an immensely popular bestseller when first published in Sir Walter Scott was born in Edinburgh in Educated for the law, he obtained the office of sheriff-depute of Selkirkshire in and in the office of clerk of session, a post whose duties he fulfilled for some… More about Sir Walter Scott.

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