Jeremy Poldark: A Novel of Cornwall 1790-1791, Book 2

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Pan Macmillan, 2008 - Fiction - 344 pages
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Jeremy Poldark is the third novel in Winston Graham's hugely popular Poldark series, which has become a television phenomenon starring Aidan Turner.Cornwall 1790. Ross Poldark faces the darkest hour of his life. Accused of wrecking two ships, he is to stand trial at the Bodmin Assizes. Despite their stormy married life, Demelza has tried to rally support for her husband. But there are enemies in plenty who would be happy to see Ross convicted, not least George Warleggan, the powerful banker, whose personal rivalry with Ross grows ever more intense.Jeremy Poldark is followed by the fourth book in this evocative series, Warleggan. 'From the incomparable Winston Graham.. who has everything that anyone else has, then a whole lot more.' Guardian

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User Review  - Beammey - LibraryThing

So, for me, this was the worst of the three books I've read thus far. That's not to say I didn't enjoy it (because I did!) or that I thought the writing had gone down hill (It hadn't!) it was just the ... Read full review

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User Review  - arubabookwoman - LibraryThing

The compelling saga of the Poldarks continues. The novel opens with Ross on trial for allegedly helping in the "riot" related to looting of a vessel shipwrecked on the shores of his beach. Ross and ... Read full review

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Winston Graham is the author of more than forty novels, which include Cordelia, Marnie, The Walking Stick and Stephanie as well as the highly successful Poldark series. His novels have been translated into seventeen languages and six have been filmed. Six of Winston Graham's books have been filmed for the big screen, the most notable being Marnie directed by Alfred Hitchcock. Two television series were made of the Poldark novels which were broadcast in twenty-two countries. Winston Graham was a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature and in 1983 was awarded the OBE. He died in July 2003

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