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by Rose Tremain

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Restoration Synopsis

This book was shortlisted for the Booker prize it has been described as 'triumphant' (Sunday Telegraph) and 'dazzling' (New York Review of Books). Blessed with a quick wit and sparkling charm, Robert Merivel rises quickly, soon finding favour with the King, and privileged with a position as 'paper groom' to the youngest of the King's mistresses. But by falling in love with her, Merivel transgresses the one rule that will cast him out from his new-found paradise...

Restoration Press Reviews

'Triumphant' Sunday Telegraph


'To be moved and impressed by a novel and yet so entertained, is rare' -- Fay Weldon


'A dazzling triumph... It is nothing less than superb' New York Times Book Review


'A most beautiful and original novel' Independent

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ISBN: 9780099598428
Publication date: 04/06/2015
Publisher: Vintage an imprint of Vintage Publishing
Format: Paperback

Book Information

ISBN: 9780099598428
Publication date: 4th June 2015
Author: Rose Tremain
Publisher: Vintage an imprint of Vintage Publishing
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 432 pages
Genres: eBook Favourites, Historical Fiction, Literary Fiction, The Evergreens,
Categories: Historical fiction,

About Rose Tremain

Rose Tremain's bestselling novels have won many awards, including the Orange Prize (The Road Home), the Whitbread Novel of the Year (Music & Silence), the James Tait Black Memorial Prize and the Prix Femina Etranger (Sacred Country). Restoration was short-listed for the Booker Prize in 1989 and made into a film in 1995. The sequel, Merivel, was published to rapturous acclaim in 2012, and the Telegraph described the character of Robert Merivel as 'one of the great imaginative creations in English literature of the past fifty years'. Rose Tremain was made a CBE in 2007 and was appointed Chancellor of the University of East ...

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