The Outlandish Companion

By: Gabaldon, Diana

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Book Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Signed by Author; Only slight wear; Inscribed by the author. A bright, solid book, dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped. ; Outlander; B&W Illustrations; 9.50 X 7.50 X 1.80 inches; 567 pages; "As with the guides to the Hobbit tetralogy and the fiction of Stephen King, Gabaldon offers a companion volume to her Outlander Series four time-travel historical romances, Drums of Autumn (1997), etc., in which she tells us much is revealed regarding Claire and Jamie Fraser, their lives and times, antecedents, adventures, companions and progeny, with learned commentary (and many footnotes) by their humble creator. She also provides full synopses of the four novels and includes excerpts of forthcoming books in the Claire and Jamie Fraser series. Listed, too, are all the novels characters, their origins and family trees, horoscopes, and sketches of clan badges and shields, along with genealogical notes. For non-Gaelic readers, Gabaldon assembles a glossary and pronunciation primer. Additionally, she supplies details on her research, E-mail excerpts, notes on herbal medicine, illustrations, and recipes, plus a huge bibliography. Gabaldon fans who have followed the story of British Red Cross nurse Claire Beauchamp Randall will welcome this act of buoyant hubris by a vividly entertaining author whose later installments have turned into baggy-pants behemoths of 900 pages."

Title: The Outlandish Companion

Author Name: Gabaldon, Diana

Categories: Historical, Reference, Series,

Edition: First Edition; Second Printing

Publisher: New York, Delacorte Press: 1999

ISBN Number: 0385324138

ISBN Number 13: 9780385324137

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 18309

Keywords: Jamie & Claire