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The Antiquary

Andrew Lang

Illegitimacy, false identity, and bankruptcy are the major elements of Sir Walter Scott's 1816 novel, The Antiquary. Set in the period of the French Revolution, the novel's hero, Lovel, struggles to gain repute and the hand of his beloved despite his uncertain parentage. During these pursuits, he befriends the title's antiquary, Johnathan Oldbuck, who finds Lovel a captive audience to his scholarly studies and a tragic likeness to his own disappointments in love. Readers will discover whether Lovel's acts of bravery and courage ultimately earn him the birth and fortunes of a nobleman. (Summary by S. Kovalchik)

Illegitimacy, false identity, and bankruptcy are the major elements of Sir Walter Scott's 1816 novel, The Antiquary. Set in the period of the French Revolution, the novel's hero, Lovel, struggles to gain repute and the hand of his beloved despite his uncertain parentage. During these pursuits, he befriends the title's antiquary, Johnathan Oldbuck, who finds Lovel a captive audience to his scholarly studies and a tragic likeness to his own disappointments in love. Readers will discover whether Lovel's acts of bravery and courage ultimately earn him the birth and fortunes of a nobleman. (Summary by S. Kovalchik)
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Illegitimacy, false identity, and bankruptcy are the major elements of Sir Walter Scott's 1816 novel, The Antiquary. Set in the period of the French Revolution, the novel's hero, Lovel, struggles to gain repute and the hand of his beloved despite his uncertain parentage. During these pursuits, he befriends the title's antiquary, Johnathan Oldbuck, who finds Lovel a captive audience to his scholarly studies and a tragic likeness to his own disappointments in love. Readers will discover whether Lovel's acts of bravery and courage ultimately earn him the birth and fortunes of a nobleman. (Summary by S. Kovalchik)

Language:

English

Narrators:

LibriVox Community

Length:

19h 42m


Chapters

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

26:55


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

32:00


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

21:16


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

20:44


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

27:23


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

26:17


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

24:02


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

35:32


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

25:05


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

18:38


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

26:53


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

22:41


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

26:33


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

14:52


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

24:52


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

20:50


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

26:08


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

24:25


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

31:55


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

32:32


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

30:01


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

27:15


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

48:30


Chapter 24
Chapter 24

28:17


Chapter 25
Chapter 25

23:01


Chapter 26
Chapter 26

23:31


Chapter 27
Chapter 27

28:26


Chapter 28
Chapter 28

24:57


Chapter 29
Chapter 29

25:40


Chapter 30
Chapter 30

13:52


Chapter 31
Chapter 31

17:07


Chapter 32
Chapter 32

29:59


Chapter 33
Chapter 33

22:11


Chapter 34
Chapter 34

18:43


Chapter 35
Chapter 35

26:23


Chapter 36
Chapter 36

25:42


Chapter 37
Chapter 37

29:28


Chapter 38
Chapter 38

22:46


Chapter 39
Chapter 39

19:15


Chapter 40
Chapter 40

19:00


Chapter 41
Chapter 41

19:16


Chapter 42
Chapter 42

28:02


Chapter 43
Chapter 43

28:27


Chapter 44
Chapter 44

22:16


Chapter 45
Chapter 45

21:07


Chapter 46
Chapter 46

18:15


Chapter 47
Chapter 47

31:35