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The Forest By Edward Rutherfurd

The Forest by Edward Rutherfurd

Condition - Very Good
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Summary

A remarkable and ambitious novel whose central character is not a man or a woman, but the ancient New Forest of England.

Few places lie closer to the heart of the nation's heritage than the New Forest.

The Forest Summary

The Forest by Edward Rutherfurd

A remarkable and ambitious novel whose central character is not a man or a woman, but the ancient New Forest of England.

Few places lie closer to the heart of the nation's heritage than the New Forest. Now Edward Rutherfurd weaves its history and legends into compelling fiction, from the mysterious killing of King William Rufus to treachery and witchcraft, smuggling and poaching: this is an epic tale of well-born ladies, lowly woodsmen, sailors, merchants and Cistercian monks.

The feuds, wars, loyalties and passions of generations reach their climax in a crime that shatters the decorous society of Jane Austen's Bath, and whose ramifications continue through the age of the Victorian railway builders to the ecologists of the present day.

The Forest Reviews

Hugely impressive * Mail on Sunday *
Exerts a hypnotic charm * Daily Mail *
Fresh, exciting and insightful * The Independent *

About Edward Rutherfurd

Edward Rutherfurd was born in England, in the cathedral city of Salisbury. Educated locally, and at the universities of Cambridge, and Stanford, California, he worked in political research, bookselling and publishing. After numerous attempts to write books and plays, he finally abandoned his career in the book trade in 1983, and returned to his childhood home to write Sarum. Four years later, when the book was published, it became an instant international bestseller, remaining 23 weeks on the New York Times Bestseller List.

Since then he has written seven more bestsellers: Russka, a novel of Russia; London; The Forest, set in England's New Forest which lies close by Sarum; two novels which cover the story of Ireland from the time just before Saint Patrick to the twentieth century; New York; and Paris. His books have been translated into over twenty languages.

Additional information

GOR000434843
The Forest by Edward Rutherfurd
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Cornerstone
2001-04-05
912
009927907X
9780099279075
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us

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