Classics Illustrated #2: Ivanhoe

Classics Illustrated
Issue #2: Ivanhoe
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Ivanhoe (1819) was the first of Scott's novels to adopt a purely English subject and was also his first attempt to combine history and romance, which later influenced Victorian medievalism. Set at the time of the Norman Conquest, Ivanhoe returns from the Crusades to claim his inheritance and the love of Rowena and becomes involved in the struggle between Richard Coeur de Lion and his Norman brother John. The gripping narrative is structured by a series of conflicts: Saxon versus Norman, Christian versus Jew, men versus women, played out against Scott's unflinching moral realism. A beautifully illustrated comic graphic novel; a classic you will enjoy and treasure.

About Book

Page Count
52 Pages
Print Release Date
December 1 1941
Digital Release Date
March 26 2014
Age Rating
9+ Only
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