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Lorna Doone (Oxford Bookworms: Level 4) - Community Reviews back

by David Penn, R.D. Blackmore
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Bettie's Books
Bettie's Books rated it 5 years ago
bookshelves: summer-2010, classic, britain-england, published-1869, period-piece, play-dramatisation Recommended for: BBC7 listeners Read from June 07 to 09, 2010 ** spoiler alert ** 17th century romance set in Devon. Stars Alison Pettit.Categories:Drama, Classic & Period, Relationships & Romance
spocksbro
spocksbro rated it 8 years ago
A pleasant surprise, I admit.I first saw a copy of this book on my library's (used) bookshelves for 25 cents but even that ridiculously low price didn't tempt me enough to purchase it. I didn't want to get stuck with one of those heavy, portentous, late Victorian tomes that would render me comatose....
Bettie's Books
Bettie's Books rated it 8 years ago
17th century romance set in Devon. Stars Alison Pettit.Categories:Drama, Classic & Period, Relationships & Romance
javajunco
javajunco rated it 9 years ago
I wonder why people don't read this much. It's perfect for everyone. It's got hunting, fishing, farming, fighting, wrestling, witches, adventure, misadventure, villans, robbers, sucking mud pits, inpentetrable fog, mystery, chivalry, dasterdliness, history, eloquence, musicality, loyalty, fair maide...
heidenkind
heidenkind rated it 9 years ago
I finished it! I finished it!This book required a lot of patience, but I think it was worth it.
By Singing Light
By Singing Light rated it 9 years ago
I tried to read this once years ago and couldn’t make it because the language was too hard. Which is odd, because I found it a very easy and entertaining read! John Ridd’s voice is a marvel–an Exmoor (Devon and Somerset) farmer overlaid with a classical education, with a good helping of wry self-awa...
Danielle's Reading Adventures
Danielle's Reading Adventures rated it 9 years ago
Must read this book!
misfitandmom
misfitandmom rated it 12 years ago
What an awesome tale. Written in the 19th century, but telling a tale about the late 1600's during the times of Charles II and James II. Our hero, John Ridd is a simple, albeit wise and honorable farmer who as a young lad meets Lorna Doone of the dreaded, evil outlaw family of higher born Doones, an...
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