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Review: Restoration (Restoration #1)

User Review  - Zareen - Goodreads

The title reflects the restoration of the monarchy with the reign of CharlesII. However it is about the restoration of the main character Robert Mervel. At the start of the novel he is a rather ... Read full review

Review: Restoration (Restoration #1)

User Review  - Sally Richards - Goodreads

A rollicking tale of a rogue. Tremaine paints the 17th century scene with skill and draws the characters well. Her comparison to Thatcher's Britain in her introduction gave the story an interesting touch. Looking forward to reading the sequel. 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

Review: Restoration (Restoration #1)

User Review  - Shirley Bateman - Goodreads

I found it hard to get into this book at first. It seemed overly farcical. Merivel's character was very hard to like at the beginning of the story: he was vain and self-serving, with no redeeming ... Read full review

Review: Restoration (Restoration #1)

User Review  - Diane Armstrong - Goodreads

Love Rose Tremain, I advise reading everything of hers. Read full review

Review: Restoration (Restoration #1)

User Review  - Commander Law - Goodreads

Read this out of sequence, but may have been better for that. Read full review

Review: Restoration (Restoration #1)

User Review  - Jer Hogan - Goodreads

Enjoyable historical fiction with a feet of clay hero well drawn by the author. Read full review

Review: Restoration (Restoration #1)

User Review  - Abigail - Goodreads

I kept picking up and putting down Restoration. I was at times completely gripped by the evocation of the time and at other times so frustrated by Merivel's behaviour that I had to throw it down in ... Read full review

Review: Restoration (Restoration #1)

User Review  - Shirl - Goodreads

A good book which takes place in the 1600's. I love historical novels. Read full review

Review: Restoration (Restoration #1)

User Review  - Morag - Goodreads

What a great character Merivel is... complex, lovable, sometimes pretty disgusting, but always fascinating. Rose Tremain's evocation of the period is immensely powerful, I felt utterly transported to ... Read full review


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