Restoration: A Novel

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Hamish Hamilton, 1989 - Fiction - 371 pages
111 Reviews
Roman fra 1600-tallets London, hvor Merivel, en tyk, snakkesalig Falstaff-figur - både færdes ved hoffet og blandt samfundets udstødte på en sindssygeanstalt.

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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  - 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  - 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

Contents

The Five Beginnings
3
Wedding Games
22
My New Vocation
34
Copyright

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About the author (1989)

Rose Tremain is the author of eight novels, including "The Way I Found Her" (WSP 1999), which was a New York Times Notable Book of the Year in 1998, "Sacred Country" (WSP 1999), which won both the James Tait Memorial Prize and the Prix Femina Etranger in France, and "Restoration," which was shortlisted for the Booker Prize and was made into an Academy Award-winning film in 1995. Tremain's work has been translated into fourteen languages. She lives in Norfolk, England, with the biographer Richard Holmes, and has a daughter, Eleanor, who is an actress.

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