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Sir Walter Scott

Sir Walter Scott (1771-1832) was a Scottish historical novelist, playwright, and poet, popular throughout much of the world during his time. Scott was the first English-language author to have a truly international career in his lifetime, with many contemporary readers in Europe, Australia, and North America. Some of his more famous titles include Ivanhoe , Rob Roy , The Lady of the Lake , Waverley , The Heart of Midlothian, and The Bride of Lammermoor .