ALAN BRECK AGAIN by A. D. Howden Smith


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Fairish historical romance and adventure, hurt -- for some readers -- by the extensive use of Scotch dialect. The period is Scotland in the time of ""pretty gentlemen"" fighting for a lost cause against the Hanoverian king in England, in behalf of their own exiled prince. Into this picture comes Alan Breck, Jacobite agent, vain, pompous, clever and likable, and with him Ian, sent from America to help locate the lost treasure. An English girl, an Indian foster brother, a gypsy, a belted earl, a doughty spinster, and a spy form component parts of a romance in the Robert Louis Stevenson vein.

Pub Date: Oct. 29th, 1934
Publisher: Coward, McCann