The Betrothed - Scott, Sir Walter

Scott was uneasy about how "The Betrothed" would be received by the reading public, so it was originally published with "The Talisman" as "Tales of the Crusaders" on June 22, 1825. He shouldn't have been. The story here -- a sordid tale of Eveline Berenger and the de Lacys involving love, loss, seeming betrayal, and redemption -- was a good one; ... Read More