Jeremy Poldark / Winston Graham.

By: Graham, Winston, 1909-2003 [author.]
Material type: TextTextSeries: Graham, Winston, Poldark: book 3.Description: 295 pages ; 21 cmISBN: 9781492622130; 1492622133; 000614084XSubject(s): Poldark, Ross (Fictitious character) -- Fiction | Social conflict -- England -- Fiction | Upper class families -- England -- Fiction | Wreckers (Plunderers of ships) -- Fiction | Mines and mineral resources -- England -- Fiction | Debt -- Fiction | United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Veterans -- Fiction | Cornwall (England : County) -- Social life and customs -- 18th century -- Fiction | England -- Social life and customs -- 18th century -- FictionGenre/Form: Historical fiction. | Love stories. Summary: Reeling from the tragic death of a loved one, Captain Ross Poldark vents his grief by inciting impoverished locals to salvage the contents of a ship run aground in a storm--an act for which British law proscribes death by hanging. As Ross is brought to trial for his involvement, his wife, Demelza, tries to rally support to save him and their family. But plenty of enemies would be happy to see her husband convicted, not the least of which is George Warleggan, the powerful banker whose personal rivalry with Ross threatens to destroy the Poldarks, including their newborn son, Jeremy.
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Originally published in 1950 in London by Werner Laurie, Ltd. This edition is based on the 2010 paperback edition published by Sourcebooks Landmark.

Reeling from the tragic death of a loved one, Captain Ross Poldark vents his grief by inciting impoverished locals to salvage the contents of a ship run aground in a storm--an act for which British law proscribes death by hanging. As Ross is brought to trial for his involvement, his wife, Demelza, tries to rally support to save him and their family. But plenty of enemies would be happy to see her husband convicted, not the least of which is George Warleggan, the powerful banker whose personal rivalry with Ross threatens to destroy the Poldarks, including their newborn son, Jeremy.

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