Sir Walter Scott was a poet, novelist, critic and man of letters, who is recognized as the master of the historical novel. “The Antiquary” is the gothic history novel, published in 1816. It is believed that “The Antiquary” was the Scott’s favorite novel. The story narrates about the fate of several characters, including an antiquarian, who is the amateur historian, archaeologist and the collector of antiquity. The novel represents a few storylines, that are tied together by antiquarian. In accordance with the gothic genre, the story filled with family secrets, stories of hidden treasure and hopeless love, with a mysterious, handsome, young man and a night-time funeral procession to a ruined abbey. So it will be certainly gripping for everyone, who interested the secrets, mysteries and adventures!