DIANA GABALDON Outlander Delacorte 1991 GIFT QUALITY, LIKE BRAND NEW ORIGINAL VINTAGE 1991 KINUKO CRAFT COVER ART. #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER · NOW A STARZ ORIGINAL SERIES.These are the hallmarks of Diana Gabaldon's work. Bestselling Outlander novels have earned the praise of critics and captured the hearts of millions of fans. Here is the story that started it all, introducing two remarkable characters, Claire Beauchamp Randall and Jamie Fraser, in a spellbinding novel of passion and history that combines exhilarating adventure with a love story for the ages.
One of the top ten best-loved novels in America, as seen on PBS's The Great American Read! Claire Randall, a former British combat nurse, is just back from the war and reunited with her husband on a second honeymoon when she walks through a standing stone in one of the ancient circles that dot the British Isles. Suddenly she is a Sassenach-an "outlander"-in a Scotland torn by war and raiding clans in the year of Our Lord. Claire is catapulted into the intrigues of a world that threatens her life, and may shatter her heart.Marooned amid danger, passion, and violence, Claire learns her only chance of safety lies in Jamie Fraser, a gallant young Scots warrior. What begins in compulsion becomes urgent need, and Claire finds herself torn between two very different men, in two irreconcilable lives. Praise for Diana Gabaldon's Outlander novels.
Marvelous and fantastic adventures, romance, sex. History comes deliciously alive on the page. Gabaldon is a born storyteller. The pages practically turn themselves. Her use of historical detail and a truly adult love story confirm Gabaldon as a superior writer.Richly embroidered with historical detail. A grand adventure written on a canvas that probes the heart, weighs the soul and measures the human spirit across [centuries].
The large scope of the novel allows Gabaldon to do what she does best, paint in exquisite detail the lives of her characters. A Breath of Snow and Ashes. Features all the passion and swashbuckling that fans of this historical fantasy series have come to expect. Written in My Own Heart's Blood.