Restoration: A Novel

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Hamish Hamilton, 1989 - Fiction - 371 pages
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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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Restoration: a novel of seventeenth-century England

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Restoration is all that its title implies: a tale of the restoration of gaiety, self-indulgence, and worldiness after the austerity of the Puritan regime; the restoration of energy and life to London ... Read full review

Contents

The Five Beginnings
3
Wedding Games
22
My New Vocation
34
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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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