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  1. says:

    Steeped in the voices and eccentricities of the age of Charles the second Restoration A Novel of Seventeenth Century England is wonderful I felt like I had been transported back in time to all the disagreeable muck and smells and ribaldry of the 1660s At first I thought this was going to be a comic slice of life rendition of a young man's Robert Merivel rise as a sycophant of the king There is humour in this yes but a

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    I have the same problem and pleasures with this historical novel set during the reign of Charles II as I do with the author's Music and SilenceAt once pleasingly rich but with annoying inaccuracies like the uaker studying at

  3. says:

    A really enjoyable Restoration farce with a great deal of heart Robert Merivel is a would be physician and son of a glove maker to the king He lives for pleasure and is something of a rake and does not take his medical studies too seriously He comes to the attention of the king and for a while he is part of the court and plays the fool The king decides to marry him to one of his mistresses This involves going t

  4. says:

    Utterly charming poignant and beautifully written After the brilliance of 'The Gustav Sonata' 2016 'Sacred Country' 1992 which has rocketed into the list of my all time favourite books 'The Darkness Of Wallis Simpson' 2005 which is a

  5. says:

    I found this book uite intriguing The character of Robert Merivel is sympathetic and does a believable characte

  6. says:

    You may be familiar with the Restoration and Charles II Or maybe not Regardless Rose Tremain gives this historical period double meaning in her novel “Restoration” “Restoration” is a novel which can’t be ignored as it is s

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    First paragraph Look at me Without my periwig I am an affront to neatness My hair what is left of it is the colour of sand and wiry as hogs' bristles; my ears are of uneven size; my forehead is splattered with freckles; my nose which of course my wig can't conceal however low I wear it is unceremoniously flat a

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    This is a story about Robert Merivel At the beginning of the story he is an aspiring physician The setting is Restoration England this being when the English Scottish and Irish monarchies were restored under the Stuart King Charles II in 1660 Merivel comes to be married to the king's mistress but the hitch is th

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    Tremain’s book is written in first person which doesn’t usually work for me but I really enjoyed this The book follows the misadventures of Robert Merivel who is really immature and even a little thick at times despite being a rather gifted physician In his pursuit of pleasures finery and a courtier lifestyle at Whitehall he loses sight if indeed he ever had it of the important things in life Merivel is at the beginning of the story

  10. says:

    This is such an enjoyable historical fiction book set in the 17th Century during the reign of King Charles II The protagonist Merivel

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With a uick wit and sparkling charm Robert Merivel rises uickly soon finding favour with the King and privileged with a position as ‘paper groom’ to the youngest of. I found this book uite intriguing The character of Robert Merivel is sympathetic and does a believable character arc changing from a shallow person into a thoughtful physician Tremain

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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. I have the same problem and pleasures with this historical novel set during the reign of Charles II as I do with the author s Music and SilenceAt once pleasingly rich but with annoying

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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 paradiseShortlisted for the Booker Pri. Tremain s book is written in first person which doesn t usually work for me but I really enjoyed this The book follows the misadventures of Robert Merivel who is really immature an

  • Paperback
  • 432
  • Restoration
  • Rose Tremain
  • English
  • 19 August 2019
  • 9780099582090

About the Author: Rose Tremain

Rose Tremain's best selling novels have won many awards including the Baileys Women's Prize the Whitbread Novel of the Year the James Tait Black Memorial Prize and the Prix Femina Etranger Restoration the first of her novels to feature Robert Merivel was shortlisted for the Booker Prize She lives in Norfolk and London with the biographer Richard Holmes