Book 1 of the beloved Poldark novels • A forthcoming major new series on Masterpiece on PBS The enthralling first book behind Poldark, the major new TV series from Masterpiece on PBS...In the first novel in Winston Graham’s hit series, a weary Ross Poldark returns to England from war, looking... show more
Book 1 of the beloved Poldark novels • A forthcoming major new series on Masterpiece on PBS The enthralling first book behind Poldark, the major new TV series from Masterpiece on PBS...In the first novel in Winston Graham’s hit series, a weary Ross Poldark returns to England from war, looking forward to a joyful homecoming with his beloved Elizabeth. But instead he discov
Pages no: 400
Edition language: English
, European Literature
, British Literature
, Adult Fiction
, Historical Fiction
, Historical Romance
, 18th Century
Series: The Poldark Saga (#1)
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Coming home from war is hard. Coming home from war to learn that the woman you love is marrying your cousin, your father has just died, your servants are drunken slatterns, and that you have a lot of work ahead of you to turn around the estate’s fortunes is exponentially harder. It’s little wonder t...
Oczywiście, że najpierw obejrzałem serial, tę nową wersję, bo podobno istnieje też wersja starsza. Z początku mnie nie zachwycał, ale w miarę szybko się wciągnąłem (aktorka grająca Demelzę jest przepiękna). A potem przyszło olśnienie, że cały ten Poldark powstał na podstawie książek Winstona Grahama...
When reading this novel, it is easy to understand why it was adapted twice for the screen. The storytelling is highly entertaining and fast paced, and is supported by a fine cast of characters. I love grouchy, crusty characters and Jud Painter with his “wife” Prudie are among the best I have encount...
I have a shameful confession. Other than a few notable exceptions (Tolstoy, Anthony Trollope, Jasper Fforde) I rarely enjoy fiction written by men. I can’t even discuss it without resorting to stereotypes I would resent if it was women being lumped together, but if I was forced to say something it w...