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Written in 1819 but set in 12th-century England, Ivanhoe is a tale of love struggling to survive against a violent backdrop of politics and war.

Wilfred of Ivanhoe was thrown out of his father's home when he fell in love with his father Cedric's ward, Lady Rowena. Ivanhoe later returns from fighting in the Crusades and is wounded in a jousting tournament. A series of events follows, including the return of King Richard to England, resulting in Ivanhoe's reconciliation with Cedric and his marriage to Rowena.

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  • 05-07-20

gripping to the end

well, what can you say about such an epic classic of English literature? beautifully written and gripping to the very end.

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  • 22-02-20

Outstanding!

This classic and the magical voice of David Rintoul was a perfect match of whimsy and pleasure.

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  • Bennetts Compound
  • 18-09-20

For many ages

This book was wonderfully written and performed, was a totally captivating story. Unequaled Sir Walter Scott timeless story teller.