The Hunt for Rob Roy

The Hunt for Rob Roy

The Man and the Myths

Paperback362pp Illustrated197x130mm

9781780273785     Product Code: 503834


Rob Roy has been one of Scotland’s most successful exports, famed for his skill at evading capture and daring exploits; but what of the real Robert MacGregor (1671–1734)? In this acclaimed biography, Stevenson shatters the popular image of a man unjustly oppressed who fights back and wins. The ‘real’ Rob Roy was a fugitive debtor, never went into battle, and lost the only duel he ever fought – but his real struggle for survival was as remarkable as his mythical heroism.

publ £9.99

was £4.99

sale price