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Penguin Books, 1991 - Fiction - 384 pages
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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

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User Review  - Rachael - Goodreads

About time I finished it! Well crafted and interesting story, but I found the main character highly irritating, so it took me a bit longer to finish this than it should have. Read full review

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User Review  - Rachel England-Brassy - Goodreads

The idea that this story is based on is an allegory for Thatcher's Britain; the greed, self serving ambition and vanity are brilliantly displayed in this novel and Merival serves as a wonderful ... Read full review


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