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Ross Poldark: A Novel of Cornwall, 1783-1787 (Poldark #1)

Ross Poldark: A Novel of Cornwall, 1783-1787 (Poldark #1)

Author: Winston Graham
Series: Poldark
$19.99(AUD)  inc GST
Description

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

Promotion info

A reissue of the first book in the legendary Poldark series, to tie in with the new BBC series

Reviews

Ross is one of literature's great heroes . . . [with] elements of Darcy, Heathcliff, Rhett Butler and Robin Hood -- Debbie Horsfield From the incomparable Winston Graham . . . who has everything that anyone else has, then a whole lot more. * Guardian *

Author description

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. Six 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.

Stock Information

General Fields

  • : 9781447281528
  • : Pan Macmillan
  • : Pan Books
  • : November 2014
  • : 197mm X 130mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : December 2014
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : 464
  • : Winston Graham
  • : Paperback
  • : Media tie-in
  • : en
  • : 823.912