This is one of the short stories written by the classic writer Sir Walter Scott. This story is about an old man who talks about his memories regarding his family and what he was like. He relates his stories to his Aunt and how she played an important role in their family life. Here you will read about the Aunt relaying stories also about a ghost that she heard from her years back. This short story is very good and teaches lesson about an unworthy husband who often gets into trouble. The style in this book is like the characters are found out in a sort of magic mirror. The excerpt says, “The busy scene of her various cares is now over. Of the invalids and the robust, the kind and the rough, the peevish and pleased children, who thronged her little parlour from morning to night, not one now remains alive but myself, who, afflicted by early infirmity, was one of the most delicate of her nurslings, yet, nevertheless, have outlived them all.”
Ivanhoe is a historical fiction that talks about the story of knights, yeomen, and the like. It also talks about the tales of romance, power, and glory. This was written in 1819, and is set in 12th-century England. The story evolves in the remaining Saxon Ivanhoe is a historical fiction that talks about the story of knights, yeomen, and the like. It also talks about the tales of romance, power, and glory. This was written in 1819, and is set in 12th-century England. The story evolves in the remaining Saxon noble families when the English nobility was overwhelmingly Norman. Wilfred of Ivanhoe is a Saxon protagonist who is out of favor with his father for his allegiance to the Norman king, Richard I of England and for falling in love with the Lady Rowena. The famous and legendary Robin Hood is also found in this novel where his character helped shape the modern notion of this figure as a cheery noble outlaw. The book ended with Ivanhoe and Rowena married and live a long and happy life together. Though this book is tagged as historical fiction, it is also a book of love and fantasies and is enjoyed by readers of a mature age.