Ross Poldark / Winston Graham.

By: Graham, Winston, 1909-2003 [author.]
Material type: TextTextSeries: Graham, Winston, Poldark: book 1.Publisher: London : Pan Books, 2015Description: 471 pages ; 20 cmISBN: 9781447281528 ; 1447281527 Subject(s): Poldark, Ross (Fictitious character) -- Fiction | Cornwall (England : County) -- History -- 18th century -- FictionGenre/Form: Historical fiction. DDC classification: 823.912 Summary: 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.
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Originally published: London: Werner Laurie, 1945.

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.

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14/10/2015

An historical love novel that is sad in places and it's also a family drama.

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