The Angry Tide

A Novel of Cornwall 1798-1799

Author: Winston Graham

Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin

ISBN: 1250186064

Category: Fiction

Page: 624

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The Angry Tide is the seventh novel in Winston Graham's classic Poldark saga, the major TV series from Masterpiece on PBS. Cornwall, towards the end of the 18th century. Ross Poldark sits for the borough of Truro as Member of Parliament - his time divided between London and Cornwall, his heart divided about his wife, Demelza. His old feud with George Warleggan still flares - as does the illicit love between Morwenna and Drake, Demelza's brother. Before the new century dawns, George and Ross will be drawn together by a loss greater than their rivalry - and Morwenna and Drake by a tragedy that brings them hope . . . . And with the new century, comes much change in the shocking seventh book of Winston Graham's Poldark series, The Angry Tide.
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The Miller's Dance

A Novel of Cornwall 1812-1813

Author: Winston Graham

Publisher: Pan Macmillan

ISBN: 0330524232

Category: Fiction

Page: 590

View: 2283

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
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The Loving Cup

A Novel of Cornwall 1813-1815

Author: Winston Graham

Publisher: Pan Macmillan

ISBN: 0330523457

Category: Fiction

Page: 590

View: 3438

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
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Bella Poldark

A Novel of Cornwall 1818-1820

Author: Winston Graham

Publisher: Pan Books Limited

ISBN: 9780330491495

Category: Fiction

Page: 688

View: 9397

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.
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Memoirs of a Private Man

Author: Winston Graham

Publisher: Boxtree

ISBN: 1743546696

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 272

View: 3700

Winston Graham's memoirs have been consigned to his safe for years. Here, at last, they are shared with his readers in a remarkable book, free of what he called 'the fashionable sins', but rich in charm and anecdote. Memoirs of a Private Man follows the rise of a delicate Manchester lad from the isolation of Cornwall to fame and the glittering London film scene. Its pages are peopled by luminaries, among them Alfred Hitchcock, who turned Graham's best-selling novel, Marnie , into a classic film, Gregory Peck, and Somerset Maugham. Graham's is a life of success, often excess, yet he never loses sight of its foundations: his love of his wife Jean, companion of fifty years, and his love of words. His memoirs offer an insight into the unassuming side of the writer whose bestselling novels and their television adaptations have won over the hearts of millions.
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The Stranger from the Sea

A Novel of Cornwall 1810-1811

Author: Winston Graham

Publisher: Pan

ISBN: 9780330345019

Category: Fiction

Page: 499

View: 985

Set in the closing years of the Napoleonic Wars, this novel is part of the Poldark saga. At the heart of the novel stand Demelza and Ross Poldark, their son, Jeremy, their daughter, Clowance, and the rival family, the Warleggans.
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Cordelia

Author: Winston Graham

Publisher: Pan Macmillan

ISBN: 1447256573

Category: Fiction

Page: 440

View: 8315

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.
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The Twisted Sword

Author: Winston Graham

Publisher: Pan Macmillan

ISBN: 0330524178

Category: Fiction

Page: 656

View: 2646

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.
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The Four Swan

TV Tie-In

Author: Winston Graham

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781509856961

Category:

Page: 608

View: 7198

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.
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Marnie

Author: Winston Graham

Publisher: Pan Macmillan

ISBN: 1447207238

Category: Fiction

Page: 352

View: 4247

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
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The Poldark Cookery Book

Author: Jean M. Graham

Publisher: Pan Macmillan

ISBN: 1509853243

Category: Cooking

Page: N.A

View: 6938

It was a meal worthy of the age, the house and the season . . . This beautiful edition of The Poldark Cookery Book, by author Winston Graham's wife, Jean M. Graham, presents the recipes and the wherewithal for you to cook up your very own Poldark Christmas. Along with dozens of festive treats inspired by the Poldark novels, here you will find ample homely recipes for traditional West Country fare. From Figgy ’Obbin Pudding to the Nampara staple of Baked Pilchards, there are both inventively thrifty and sumptuously indulgent recipes aplenty that will delight fans of the Poldark series starring Aidan Turner and food enthusiasts alike.
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Ross Poldark

A Novel of Cornwall 1783-1787

Author: Winston Graham

Publisher: Pan Macmillan

ISBN: 1447281527

Category: Cornwall (County : England)

Page: 480

View: 7752

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
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Ross Poldark

A Novel of Cornwall, 1783-1787

Author: Winston Graham

Publisher: Sourcebooks, Inc.

ISBN: 140224925X

Category: Fiction

Page: 400

View: 1629

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.
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Jeremy Poldark

A Novel of Cornwall, 1790-1791

Author: Winston Graham

Publisher: Sourcebooks, Inc.

ISBN: 9781402258879

Category: Fiction

Page: 304

View: 906

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.
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Demelza

A Novel of Cornwall, 1788-1790

Author: Winston Graham

Publisher: Sourcebooks, Inc.

ISBN: 1402254253

Category: Fiction

Page: 432

View: 7675

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.
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The Walking Stick

Author: Winston Graham

Publisher: Boxtree

ISBN: 1743545967

Category: Fiction

Page: 304

View: 8533

This outstanding novel is the story of a girl of 26 who has been crippled in her childhood. The story tells how Deborah Dainton, convinced of her physical lack of attractiveness for men, becomes gradually persuaded of the reality of one man's love for her; it tells how, warmed by this love, she blossoms into the full self-abnegation of a woman in love - and so moves into a life that leads by small but sinister steps into a full co-operation in a precisely executed and dangerous enterprise - described as it occurs minute by minute in masterly detail. As in his earlier books, Winston Graham writes here of a crisis in the lives of people for whom character governs destiny. His people, conceived in the round with backgrounds that make them as they are, act out a high drama with all its consequences, material and moral. This is a book which will tempt the reader to speed on to discover the fate of these people - yet no one will want to miss the texture and the turns of fate that lie along the way.
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Evercrossed

A Kissed by an Angel Novel

Author: Elizabeth Chandler

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 0857072994

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 288

View: 987

Ivy and Tristan have both moved on ~ Tristan, to the other side of the afterlife, and Ivy has moved on with sweet, dependable Will. But when an accident seriously injures Ivy, almost to the point of near death, she meets her soulmate Tristan again. And at the place of the "in between", their bittersweet reunion culminates in one breathtaking kiss. But unbeknownst to both Ivy and Tristan, it was that one heart stopping kiss that brought Ivy back to life ~ and angels are prohibited from meddling in matters of life and death. Now fallen from heaven for saving the girl he loves, Tristan is in the body of a stranger, and he must find his way to Ivy once more...
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Early Journals and Letters of Fanny Burney, Volume 4

The Streatham Years, Part II, 1780-1781

Author: Frances Burney,Betty Rizzo

Publisher: McGill-Queen's Press - MQUP

ISBN: 0773561021

Category: Literary Collections

Page: 584

View: 1025

Burney's enthusiasm makes the most of her experiences and she describes characters and scenes with all the genius displayed in her novels. Her descriptions contain the four great attributes that distinguish her novels: brilliant handling of detail, total and full recall of conversations characteristic of the speaker, sensibility and empathy for others, and great relish for the ridiculous wherever it occurred.
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Poldark's Cornwall

Author: Winston Graham

Publisher: Pan Macmillan

ISBN: 1447299965

Category: Photography

Page: N.A

View: 8594

A lavishly illustrated companion to Winston Graham's beloved Poldark novels, reissued to coincide with the BBC series based on the novels. Graham's saga of Cornish life in the eighteenth century has enthralled readers throughout the world for seventy years and the wild landscapes that inspired the novels have - even today - remained relatively unchanged. Cornwall then was a perilous world of pirates and shipwrecks: of rugged coast and mysterious smugglers' coves, of windswept moors and picturesque villages such as Boscastle and Port Quin, and of beaches, tin mines and churches. With an introduction by Winston Graham's son, Andrew, and illustrated with stunning photographs, Poldark's Cornwall is a glorious evocation of the land of beauty, excitement, romance and imagination that Graham loved so well.
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