Restoration

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Robert Merivel abandons his studies to revel in gluttony, indolence and buffoonery at the Court of King Charles II. He is banished from Court after falling in love with the youngest royal mistress.

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The bestselling classic from a ‘magnificent story-teller’ (Independent on Sunday). Journey to the glittering seventeenth-century court, and witness the rise and fall of young, charming Robert Merivel…

When a twist of fate delivers an ambitious young medical student to the court of King Charles II, he is suddenly thrust into a vibrant world of luxury and opulence. 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?

For a vivid – and funny – fictional re-creation of the era, Tremain’s Restoration is hard to beat.’ The Times

Rose Tremain has sold over one million copies of her books.

Additional information

Weight 0.298 kg
Dimensions 19.8 × 12.9 × 2.7 cm
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Publisher

Imprint

Cover

Paperback

Pages

399

Language

English

Edition

Reprint

Dewey

823.914 (edition:23)

Readership

General – Trade / Code: K