Sir Walter Scott was a Scottish historical novelist, playwright, and poet. Scott was the first modern English-language author to have a truly international career in his lifetime,with many contemporary readers in Europe, Australia, and North America. His novels and poetry are still read, and many of his works remain classics of both English-language literature and of Scottish literature. 'The Black Dwarf' is a historical novel dirst punlished in 1816. It is a part of the series' Tales of My Landlord'. The story is set in Scotland in the beginning og the 18-th century. The main character is a black dwarf — a creature who is told to deal with the devil. As the plot develops, the dwarf takes pert in different adventures with love and intrigues. What will happen to him? Read this classical novel and soak up the atmosphere of good old Scotland!