The Family Conflict of ‘The Master of Ballantrae’

Robert Louis Stevenson’s The Master of Ballantrae is mostly a Scottish family drama with a helping of swashbuckling adventure thrown in for good measure. It details the internal conflict of the Durie family as two brothers butt heads for their father’s approval and respect within the household. The older brother, James, is less reliable but more … More The Family Conflict of ‘The Master of Ballantrae’