Publish date: 1995
Pages no: 384
Edition language: English
Series: Restoration (#1)
Re-visit via filmRobert Downey Jr. ... Robert Merivel Sam Neill ... King Charles II David Thewlis ... John Pearce Polly Walker ... Celia Clemence Meg Ryan ... Katharine Ian McKellen ... Will Gates Hugh Grant ... Elias Finn Ian McDiarmid ... AmbroseDidn't like the way they changed the site fr...
Restoration is the story of Robert Merrivel, the son of James the second's glove-maker and a man very much of his age, dedicated, as the book opens, to little more than pleasure and idleness but doomed to experience a series of triumphs and disasters that will develop in him a greater understanding ...
After last month's book club book, anything would have been an improvement - this certainly was. I'd heard a lot about this, people ravaing about it as one of the best books they'd ever read, so it always had a lot to live up to. And i can see why it was popular, but parts of it jarred for me, and I...
A fairly good book about Restoration England, about a ne'er-do-well doctor and his redemption through the king's court, a young madwoman, the Plague and the fire of London. Good read, but the movie is even better.
This is my second book by Tremain, my first being Music and Silence and I have enjoyed both. I like her as an author and I think it is so nice to find an author whom you know you will enjoy whenever you read one of their books. There's something very comforting about this. In both her historical nov...