Restoration

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Penguin Books, 1991 - Fiction - 384 pages
118 Reviews
Restoration is a dazzling romp through 17th-century England. The main character Robert Merivel not only embodies the contradictions of his era, but ours as well. He is trapped between the longing for wealth and power and the realization that the pursuit of these trappings can leave one's life rather empty.

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The pace is great, the human insight is great. - Goodreads
Nice writing and an engaging story. - Goodreads
The writing is wonderful and the characters engrossing. - Goodreads

Review: Restoration (Restoration #1)

User Review  - Kay - Goodreads

It's been several years since I read this book - loved both the story and the writing. Wonderful characters that I was able to revisit reading Merivel, A Man of His Time, recently. Read full review

Review: Restoration (Restoration #1)

User Review  - Joe - Goodreads

Rose Tremain's Restoration is the story of Robert Merivel, a physician living in 17th century England. The book chronicles Merivel's fortunes as they rise and fall (and rise again) during the reign on ... Read full review

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