The Legend of the Black Dwarf

Published on
September 23, 2017

Synopsis:

A man searches for evidence that Sir Walter Scott's novel "the Black Dwarf" was based on a real man who lived in the Scottish Borders

Written by
Mark Nicol

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The Legend of the Black Dwarf

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Most tourists interested in Sir Walter Scott these days go to Abbotsford house.
However Sir Walters stories about the Borders are just as, if not more interesting.
We journey from Abbotsford to the wild and isolated hills and valleys of Peeblesshire in search of his dark character “the Black Dwarf”

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