Rob Roy is a historical novel by Walter Scott. It is narrated by Frank Osbaldistone, the son of an English merchant who travels first to the North of England, and subsequently to the Scottish Highlands to collect a debt stolen from his father. On the way he encounters the larger-than-life title character of Rob Roy MacGregor. Though Rob Roy is not the lead character his personality and actions are key to the development of the novel. The novel was loosely adapted into a film in 1995, starring Liam Neeson, Tim Roth, and Jessica Lange. The story takes place just before the 1715 Jacobite...
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