Bella Poldark

A Novel of Cornwall 1818-1820

Author: Winston Graham

Publisher: Pan Books Limited

ISBN: 9780330491495

Category: Fiction

Page: 688

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The stories of the Poldark family—Ross, the strong, independent squire and his beautiful, outspoken wife Demelza; their son Jeremy, killed at the battle of Waterloo; their talented, headstrong daughter Bella; and their long-standing feud with humorless landowner Sir George Warleggan—have sold millions of copies, and in the 1970s were made into the most widely watched TV series of the decade. Now, the twelfth and final novel brings the family story to a close—with Bella taking center stage, moving between her home at Nampara on the rugged Cornish coast and the wildly exciting world of the theater in London and Europe at the beginning of the 19th century.

The Loving Cup

A Novel of Cornwall 1813-1815

Author: Winston Graham

Publisher: Pan Macmillan

ISBN: 0330523457

Category: Fiction

Page: 590

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The Loving Cup is the tenth novel in Winston Graham's hugely popular Poldark series, which has become a television phenomenon starring Aidan Turner. Cornwall 1813. A silver cup lies half-forgotten in a dank cave, amongst a pile of stolen goods. Yet the tiny vessel and its inscription Amor gignit amorem haunts the lives of the still-feuding Poldark and Warleggan families, as Ross, Demelza and the ambitious and powerful Sir George Warleggan watch their children make the decisions that will shape their destinies. In the closing years of the wars against Napoleon, for Jeremy and Clowance, and for arrogant, cynical Valentine Warleggan, these are troubled and momentous times . . . The Loving Cup is followed by the eleventh book in the Poldark series, The Twisted Sword. 'From the incomparable Winston Graham . . . who has everything that anyone else has, and then a whole lot more.' Guardian

Bella Poldark: A Poldark Novel 12

Author: Winston Graham

Publisher: Pan

ISBN: 1743280130

Category: Fiction

Page: 554

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NOW A MAJOR BBC SERIES "From the incomparable Winston Graham... who has everything that anyone else has, then a whole lot more" The Guardian Bella Poldark is the final instalment in the much-loved Poldark saga. Cornwall, 1818: We continue the tale of Ross and Demelza; of the wayward Valentine Warleggan, whose existence keeps open the old wounds of the feud between Ross and George; of Bella, the Poldark's youngest daughter, whose precocious talent as a singer is encouraged by her old flame, Christopher Havergal, and by a distinguished French conductor, who has more in mind than Bella's music; of Clowance, the Poldark's widowed daughter, who considers remarriage to one of two rival suitors; and of a murderer who stalks the villages of west Cornwall.

Marnie

Author: Winston Graham

Publisher: Pan Macmillan

ISBN: 1447207238

Category: Fiction

Page: 352

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Marnie appears to be charming and efficient. A true professional. But inwardly she is unscrupulous, a rebel against society and the law. When she starts working for a small family firm, two of the partners vie for her attentions, and as Mark Rutland, the younger partner, forces his way into Marnie’s world he becomes desperate to understand her. Why is she so cynical, so uncaring? Why is she a thief and a liar? Who is the real Marnie? Mark sets a trap . . . but it is not only Marnie who is caught . . . ‘A crime novel of considerable suspense, and great distinction’ Spectator ‘The incomparable Winston Graham . . . who has everything that anyone else has, then a whole lot more’ Guardian

The Miller's Dance

A Novel of Cornwall 1812-1813

Author: Winston Graham

Publisher: Pan Macmillan

ISBN: 0330524232

Category: Fiction

Page: 590

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The Miller's Dance is the ninth novel in Winston Graham's hugely popular Poldark series, which has become a television phenomenon starring Aidan Turner. Cornwall 1812. At Nampara, the Poldark family finds the new year brings involvement in more than one unexpected venture. For Ross and Demelza there is some surprising - and worrying - news. And Clowance, newly returned from her London triumphs, finds that her entanglement with Stephen Carrington brings not only happiness but heartache. As the armies battle in Spain, and the political situation at home becomes daily more obscure, the Poldark and Warleggan families find themselves thrust into a turbulent new era as complex and changing as the patterns of the Miller's Dance . . . The Miller's Dance is followed by the tenth book in the Poldark series, The Loving Cup. 'From the incomparable Winston Graham . . . who has everything that anyone else has, then a whole lot more' Guardian

Cordelia

Author: Winston Graham

Publisher: Pan Macmillan

ISBN: 1447256573

Category: Fiction

Page: 440

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Manchester, 1867. Widowed in mysterious circumstances and compelled to marry again by his domineering father Frederick, Brook Ferguson selects as his new bride the beautiful, strong-willed Cordelia. But after she comes to live with Brook and Frederick, as well as their household of eccentric family members, it isn’t long before Cordelia is locked in a quiet war of dominance with the elder Ferguson. In the stifling atmosphere of the Ferguson’s manor house, petty arguments escalate and any small defiance becomes a grand betrayal, until the tension forces Cordelia out into the world in search of something more. Which is just when theatre-owner Stephen Crossley, with his quick wit and easy smile, strolls into her life – and Cordelia is forced to make the hardest decision of all: Loyalty... or love? A passionate romance, shot through with dark humour and melancholy, Cordelia is a modern classic of the Gothic genre from the bestselling author of Marnie.

Jeremy Poldark

A Novel of Cornwall, 1790-1791

Author: Winston Graham

Publisher: Sourcebooks, Inc.

ISBN: 9781402258879

Category: Fiction

Page: 304

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As Seen on Masterpiece on PBS®: Book 3 of the beloved Poldark series Ross Poldark faces the darkest hour of his life in this third novel of the Poldark series. Reeling from the tragic death of a loved one, Captain 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. Ross is brought to trial for his involvement, and despite their stormy marriage, Demelza tries to rally support for her husband, to save him and their family. But there are enemies in plenty who would be happy to see Ross convicted, not the least of which is George Warleggan, the powerful banker whose personal rivalry with Ross grows ever more intense and threatens to destroy the Poldarks. And into this setting, Jeremy Poldark, Ross and Demelza's first son, is born... The Poldark series is the masterwork of Winston Graham's life work, evoking the period and people like only he can and creating a work of rich and poor, loss and love, that you will not soon forget.

The Last Wild

Author: Piers Torday

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1101626909

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 352

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"A hugely inventive adventure." —Eoin Colfer, New York Times bestselling author of the Artemis Fowl series In a world where animals are slowly fading into extinction, twelve-year-old Kester Jaynes feels as if he hardly exists either. He’s been locked away in a home for troubled children and is unable to speak a word. Then one night, a flock of talking pigeons and a bossy cockroach come to help him escape, and he discovers that he can speak—to them. And the animals need him. Only Kester, with the aid of a stubborn, curious girl named Polly, can help them survive. The animals saved Kester. But can he save them? "When ninety-nine pigeons smash through the windows of Kester's prison and carry him North to the last of the animals…. it's a moment as thrilling as when James flies off in the Giant Peach. Highly recommended" —The Times (UK) “Combines a great fondness for animals with an appreciation of the freakish…. The reserved narrative tone and tender yet peculiar view of animals give this piece its own offbeat flavor.” —Kirkus Reviews “Alternately somber, thrilling, and silly.” —Publishers Weekly

The Stranger From The Sea

Author: Winston Graham

Publisher: Pan Macmillan

ISBN: 0330523244

Category: Fiction

Page: 512

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The Stranger From the Sea is the eighth novel in Winston Graham's hugely popular Poldark series, which has become a television phenomenon starring Aidan Turner. Cornwall 1810. The Poldark family awaits the return of Ross from his mission to Wellington's army in Portugal. But their ordered existence ends with Jeremy Poldark's dramatic rescue of the stranger from the sea. Stephen Carrington's arrival in the Poldark household changes all their lives. For Clowance and Jeremy in particular, the children of Ross and Demelza, Stephen's advent is the key to a new world – one of both love and danger. The Stranger From The Sea is followed by the ninth book in the Poldark series, The Miller's Dance.

Ross Poldark

A Novel of Cornwall, 1783-1787

Author: Winston Graham

Publisher: Sourcebooks, Inc.

ISBN: 140224925X

Category: Fiction

Page: 400

View: 7302

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As Seen on Masterpiece on PBS®: Book 1 of the beloved Poldark series In the first novel in Winston Graham's hit series, a weary Ross Poldark returns to England from war, looking forward to a joyful homecoming with his beloved Elizabeth. But instead he discovers his father has died, his home is overrun by livestock and drunken servants, and Elizabeth-believing Ross to be dead-is now engaged to his cousin. Ross has no choice but to start his life anew. Thus begins the Poldark series, a heartwarming, gripping saga set in the windswept landscape of Cornwall. With an unforgettable cast of characters that spans loves, lives, and generations, this extraordinary masterwork from Winston Graham is a story you will never forget. Season 2 of Poldark premieres Sunday, September 25, 2016 on PBS.

The World of Poldark

Author: Emma Marriott

Publisher: St. Martin's Press

ISBN: 1250102723

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 224

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The World of Poldark explores the characters, the compelling stories and the era that Winston Graham's Poldark novels- and the television series - set out to recreate, the England that Ross Poldark returned to from the American War of Independence. England, and especially Cornwall, was then marked by social unrest and a deep division between rich and poor. It was a place of tin mines and shipwrecks, of new money versus old, of harsh justice and great kindness. Amid the turmoil of eighteenth-century Cornwall, Ross comes back to a home in ruins, his father dead and his childhood sweetheart engaged to another - his own heart as battered as the country around him. Experience the great houses and the glorious landscapes and follow the cast of characters as their stories play out against the backdrop of Cornwall's wild beauty, through interviews with the actors, behind the scenes insights and in-depth information on costumes, props and locations. Packed full of behind the scenes photographs, The World of Poldark is the ultimate guide to the popular series.

The Twisted Sword

Author: Winston Graham

Publisher: Pan Macmillan

ISBN: 0330524178

Category: Fiction

Page: 656

View: 9665

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The Twisted Sword is the eleventh novel in Winston Graham's hugely popular Poldark series, which has become a television phenomenon starring Aidan Turner. Cornwall 1815. Demelza sees a horseman riding down the valley and senses disruption to the domestic contentment she has fought so hard to achieve. For Ross has little option but to accept the summons – and travel to Paris with his family, as an 'observer' of the French armed forces. Parisian life begins well with an exhilarating round of balls and parties. But the return of Napoleon brings separation, distrust and danger to the Poldarks . . . and always for Demelza there is the shadow of the secret she does not even share with Ross. The Twisted Sword is followed by the eleventh book in the Poldark series, Bella Poldark.

Passion

A Novel of the Romantic Poets

Author: Jude Morgan

Publisher: Macmillan

ISBN: 9780312343699

Category: Fiction

Page: 544

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A historical work based on the lives of Keats, Shelley, and Lord Byron is set against a background of the Napoleonic Wars and is told from the viewpoints of the women who loved them, from the scandalous Lady Caroline Lamb and the scorned Fanny Brawne to the author Mary Shelley and Byron's half-sister, Augusta Leigh. Reprint. 35,000 first printing.

Demelza

A Novel of Cornwall, 1788-1790

Author: Winston Graham

Publisher: Sourcebooks, Inc.

ISBN: 1402254253

Category: Fiction

Page: 432

View: 7362

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As Seen on Masterpiece on PBS®: Book 2 of the beloved Poldark series In the enchanting second novel in Winston Graham's beloved Poldark series, Demelza Carne, an impoverished miner's daughter Ross Poldark rescued from a fairground brawl, now happily finds herself his wife. But the events of these turbulent years test their marriage and their love. As Ross launches into a bitter struggle for the right of the mining communities, Demelza's efforts to adapt to the ways of the gentry (and her husband) place her in increasingly odd and embarrassing situations. When tragedy strikes and sows the seeds of an enduring rivalry between Ross and the powerful George Warleggan, will Demelza manage to bridge their differences before they destroy her and her husband's chance at happiness? Against the stunning backdrop of eighteenth century Cornwall, Demelza sweeps readers into one of the greatest love stories of all time.

Poldark: The Complete Scripts -

Author: Debbie Horsfield

Publisher: Pan Macmillan

ISBN: 1509814663

Category: Performing Arts

Page: N.A

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1783. The American Revolutionary War is over. Cornishman Ross Poldark returns to his father's lands a battle-weary soul. Met by a homeland gripped in recession and the revelation of his father's death, Ross must contend with the disrepair of his property and the challenge of keeping his family tin mine in business as his sweetheart prepares to marry his cousin. Amidst the stark beauty of the Cornish landscape, Ross must fight for his livelihood, making allies, and enemies, along the way. Delve deeper into the hit BBC drama starring Aidan Turner as Ross Poldark and Eleanor Tomlinson as Demelza. Collecting together Debbie Horsfield's original scripts, this volume allows you to relive the greatest moments from the first series, from Poldark's initial homecoming to the series' dramatic close. This is the perfect accompaniment for fans of the series and gives a unique insight into how the show was visualized.

The Four Swan

TV Tie-In

Author: Winston Graham

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781509856961

Category:

Page: 608

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The sixth book in the legendary Poldark saga by Winston Graham.Cornwall 1795-1797. Although Ross Poldark is now something of a war hero and secure in his hard-won prosperity, a new dilemma faces him in the sudden infatuation of a young naval officer for his wife Demelza. All four women - the four swans - whose lives touch Ross's face a crisis in these years. For his wife Demelza, his old love Elizabeth, his friend's new wife Caroline, and the unhappy Morwenna Chynoweth, these are times of stress and conflict.

Scandalous Liaisons

Author: Sylvia Day

Publisher: Kensington Publishing Corp.

ISBN: 1617730556

Category: Fiction

Page: 353

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“Three sexy rakes wreak havoc in the romantic lives of three Regency ladies” in these “wickedly entertaining” tales by a #1 New York Times–bestselling author (Booklist). Oh, those naughty rakes. With their wicked winks, sensual smiles, and bad boy habits, you just can’t take them out in polite society. But who wants to go out when you can stay in. . . ? Stolen Pleasures Sebastian Blake, Earl of Merrick, long ago fled the responsibilities of his title to become the infamous pirate Captain Phoenix. But the booty he’s just captured on a merchant ship is a fierce-tempered minx who claims to be a bride . . . his bride, married to him by proxy on behest of their fathers. He could shame his hated family and return his beautiful wife untouched, but no treasure has ever proved more tempting to Sebastian, and making their marriage a true one—in every sense—is his one urgent desire . . . Lucien’s Gamble Lucien Remington’s reputation as a debauched libertine who plays by no one’s rules—in business or the bedroom—is well deserved. He gets what he wants, social repudiation be damned. But society can keep from him the one thing he truly desires, the untouchable Lady Julienne La Coeur. Until she sneaks into his club dressed as a man, searching for her irresponsible brother. Suddenly she’s in Lucien’s grasp, his to take, and his mind is filled with the most wickedly sinful thoughts. A gentleman would walk away from the temptation she presents. But then, Lucien has never claimed to be a gentleman . . . Her Mad Grace Hugh La Coeur never wanted to be the Earl of Montrose. Wine, women, and a hefty wager are preferable to responsibility of any kind. It’s certainly preferable to spending the night in an eerie, neglected mansion owned by a legendary madwoman. The duchess’s companion, the fiercely independent Charlotte, is another matter altogether. Hugh would be happy to spend as many nights in her bed as possible. He knows she’s hiding terrible secrets, but for once in his life, Hugh has the desire to take on someone else’s burden as his own, no matter what the danger . . . They’re mad, bad, and totally irresistible . . . “Day provides plenty of richly detailed love scenes . . . and her wickedly entertaining combination of steamy sex and bold language is certain to be appreciated by readers who like hot historicals by Virginia Henley and Susan Johnson.” —Booklist

Ross Poldark

A Novel of Cornwall 1783-1787

Author: Winston Graham

Publisher: Pan Macmillan

ISBN: 1447281527

Category: Cornwall (County : England)

Page: 480

View: 1924

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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..."From the incomparable Winston Graham... who has everything that anyone else has, then a whole lot more" Guardian