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Lorna Doone - R.D. Blackmore
Lorna Doone
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A Romance of Exmoor. This work is an historical novel of high adventure set in the south west of England during the turbulent time of Monmouth's rebellion in 1685. Told through the life of young farmer, John Ridd, it is a moving love story of a man determined to right wrongs and win the heart and... show more
A Romance of Exmoor. This work is an historical novel of high adventure set in the south west of England during the turbulent time of Monmouth's rebellion in 1685. Told through the life of young farmer, John Ridd, it is a moving love story of a man determined to right wrongs and win the heart and hand of Lorna Doone.
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Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Heron Books
Pages no: 560
Edition language: English
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Bettie's Books
Bettie's Books rated it
2.5 Lorna Doone
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
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
3.0
17th century romance set in Devon. Stars Alison Pettit.Categories:Drama, Classic & Period, Relationships & Romance
javajunco
javajunco rated it
5.0 Lorna Doone
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
3.0 Lorna Doone (World's Classics)
I finished it! I finished it!This book required a lot of patience, but I think it was worth it.
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