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Robert Louis Stevenson grew up hearing stories about Deacon William Brodie, a notorious Edinburgh figure who lived a double life.Tweet
Scott and the Scottish language | In Search of Sir Walter Scott
Scott championed the use of Scottish language in his dialogue, but often the narrative was in English which didn't please everyone.
Scott's journal, death and legacy | In Search of Sir Walter Scott
Scott brought Scottish fiction out of descriptions of poverty and reignited its romantic flame, highlighting Scotland's best features.