Robert Louis Stevenson
Adapted by Kenneth Brodey
Robert Louis Stevenson investigates into the nature of good and evil in this novel set in the Scotland of 1745. This was the year many in Scotland fought to put a Scottish king on the British throne. Two brothers, James and Henry Durie, become involved in this historical event. But The Master of Ballantrae is a also worldwide novel. Readers will travel from Scotland to New York, to India… Along the way, they will meet soldiers, hunters and pirates.
‘The Forty-Five’: Scotland rebels and others