Oliver Wiswell

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Doubleday, Doran & company, inc., 1940 - Fiction - 834 pages
27 Reviews
"The background for this novel of the American Revolution is Boston, New York, Paris, Kentucky, and South Carolina. The story is told by Oliver Wiswell, New Englander, who is loyal to the mother country. 'The present novel, which is history for all its fictional form, will startle every man, woman and child who has been taught to believe that the American Revolution was fought and won by bands of angels. It is, in short, the Revolution as seen by men whom the Revolutionary fathers called Tories and who called themselves Loyalists. In it all the bitterness of a horrible civil war is powerfully and dramatically brought back to live.'" N Y Times.

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User Review  - Roger King - Goodreads

I read this book in summer of 1974 on vacation in Wells Beach Maine when I was 12. A book I would like to read again, my first foray into historical novels. Read full review

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User Review  - Corbin - Goodreads

Although I love history, I've never been a big historical fiction reader. The reason this book stuck out to me was the fact it was from the Loyalist's point of view. Even though I did read this for ... Read full review



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