Originally published in 1890, The Journal of Sir Walter Scott spans seven eventful years of the author?s life where he attempts to reclaim his good standing. It?s a revealing look at the highs and lows of one of the greatest novelists of all-time.The Journal of Sir Walter Scott starts in 1825 when the author is 54 years old. It recounts a seven-year stretch of financial strain caused by failed business ventures and defaulted loans. Scott details his struggle to maintain his dignity, while losing his status and possessions. He recounts personal traumas linked to the death of his wife in 1826, as well as his own declining health. It is a riveting exploration of the author?s final years. The Journal of Sir Walter Scott is considered a masterpiece of candid writing. Scott bares his soul as he navigates several unexpected obstacles. In the midst of his anguish, he maintains a sincerity that makes for a refreshing and reflexive read. With an eye-catching new cover, and professionally typeset manuscript, this edition of The Journal of Sir Walter Scott is both modern and readable.