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Flora McIvor

Flora McIvor

A Jacobite Novel

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Two extraordinary women come back to full-bodied life. Flora McIvor has been rescued from the pages of Sir Walter Scott, who sent her to a nunnery. Her close friend, the real life Clementina Walkinshaw, was the love of Bonnie Prince Charlie, and mother of his only child. Both are caught up in a tangle of espionage and treachery following the defeat of the 1745 Jacobite Rising in Scotland.

Title Flora McIvor
Subtitle A Jacobite Novel
Author Donald Smith
ISBN 9781910745908
eISBN 9781910324929
Binding Hardback
Author Bio

Donald Smith is a renowned storyteller, founding Director of the Scottish Storytelling Centre, and an experienced playwright and theatre producer. He was also a founding Director of the National Theatre of Scotland, for which he campaigned over a decade. Born in Glasgow of Irish parentage, Donald Smith was brought up in Scotland, immersed in its artistic and cultural life. Smith’s non-fiction includes Storytelling Scotland: A Nation in Narrative, God, the Poet and the Devil: Robert Burns and Religion and Arthur’s Seat: Journeys and Evocations, co-authored with Stuart McHardy. His Freedom and Faith provides an insightful longterm perspective on the ongoing Independence debate, while Pilgrim Guide to Scotland recovers the nation’s sacred geography. Donald Smith is currently Director of Tracs (TraditionalArts and Culture Scotland), based at the Storytelling Centre.

Back Cover Text

On the Feast Day of Bride,
The Daughter of Ivor,
Shall come from her mound,
In the rocks amongst the heather.
I will not touch Ivor’s daughter,
Nor shall she harm me.

Two extraordinary women come back to full-bodied life. Flora McIvor has been rescued from the pages of Sir Walter Scott, who sent her to a nunnery. Her close friend, the real life Clementina Walkinshaw, was the love of Bonnie Prince Charlie, and mother of his only child. Both are caught up in a tangle of espionage and treachery following the defeat of the 1745 Jacobite Rising in Scotland.

BIC Subject FV Historical Fiction
BISAC Subject FIC 014000 FICTION / Historical
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