Robert Merivel's rise to honour begins at the court of Charles II and he finds great favour with the king. But the favour of a king is a fickle thing and Merivel's fall sends him to work in a Quaker Bedlam. From there, restoration both of the soul and society is a hard road.
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'Rose Tremain has restored the historical novel to its rightful place of honour!her most dazzling triumph is her analysis of the cynical, complex, twisty personality of Charles II!It is nothing less than superb' -- New York Times Book Review 'Stimulating and imaginative!A mass of historical detail is incorporated with admirable lightness of touch' -- Miranda Seymour, Sunday Times 'To be moved and impressed by a novel, and yet so entertained, is rare' -- Fay WeldonBook Description:
The bestselling and much-loved classic from Orange Prize-winning Rose Tremain, Restoration introduces us to the young Robert Merivel and his rise and fall through glittering seventeenth-century society.
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