Restoration

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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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User Review  - gayla.bassham - LibraryThing

I've read a couple of other novels by Rose Tremain, and I've always liked her work, but this was the first of her books to really wow me. I thought this book was amazing. It's told from the point of ... Read full review

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User Review  - arubabookwoman - LibraryThing

Restoration is set during the reign of Charles II. Robert Merivel holds the position of veterinarian to the King's dogs, as well as acting the part of the King's fool. When the King needs a cover for ... Read full review

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The Five Beginnings
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Wedding Games
22
An Indian Nightingale
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