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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  - 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  - Jasmin Kirkbride - Goodreads

Like many of the best books, Restoration was an accidental find. It appeared on my desk with a remark from my mother that I had better read something by Rose Tremain before we went to see her in ... Read full review


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