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Ross Poldark By Winston Graham

Ross Poldark
by Winston Graham

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The first book in the legendary Poldark series introduces Ross Poldark as he returns home to Cornwall and faces the changes that have taken place in his absence.
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Ross Poldark Summary


Ross Poldark by Winston Graham

Ross Poldark is the first novel in Winston Graham's hugely popular Poldark series, which has become a television phenomenon starring Aidan Turner.

Cornwall in the 1780s - when powerful forces of revolution and reaction are at large in the world.

Tired from a grim war in America, Ross Poldark returns to his land and his family. But the joyful homecoming he has anticipated turns sour, for his father is dead, his estate is derelict and the girl he loves is engaged to his cousin.

But his sympathy for the destitute miners and farmers of the district leads him to rescue a half-starved urchin girl from a fairground brawl and take her home - an act which alters the whole course of his life . . .

Ross Poldark is followed by Demelza, the second novel in this evocative series set in 18th century Cornwall.

'From the incomparable Winston Graham . . . who has everything that anyone else has, then a whole lot more' Guardian

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Ross Poldark Reviews


Ross is one of literature's great heroes . . . [with] elements of Darcy, Heathcliff, Rhett Butler and Robin Hood -- Debbie Horsfield

About Winston Graham


Winston Graham was the author of more than forty novels, including The Walking Stick, Angell, Pearl and Little God, Stephanie and Tremor. His novels have been widely translated and his famous Poldark series has been developed into two television series shown in twenty-four countries. Many of Winston Graham's books have been filmed for the big screen, the most notable being Marnie, directed by Alfred Hitchcock. 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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GOR001209879
Ross Poldark by Winston Graham
Winston Graham
Poldark
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Pan Macmillan
2008-05-26
464
0330463292
9780330463294
N/A
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