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  • Published: 24 September 2020
  • ISBN: 9780099598428
  • Imprint: Vintage
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 432

Restoration




Now reissued with a stunning new jacket look, Restoration is the bestselling classic whichintroduced us to the young Robert Merivel and his rise and fall through glittering seventeenth-century society

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.

  • Published: 24 September 2020
  • ISBN: 9780099598428
  • Imprint: Vintage
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 432

About the author

Rose Tremain

Rose Tremain’s novels and short stories have been published in thirty countries and have won many awards, including the Orange Prize (The Road Home), the Dylan Thomas Award (The Colonel's Daughter and Other Stories), the Whitbread Novel of the Year (Music & Silence) and the James Tait Black Memorial Prize (Sacred Country). Her most recent novel, The Gustav Sonata, was a Sunday Times Top Ten Bestseller. It won the National Jewish Book Award in the US, the South Bank Sky Arts Award in the UK and was shortlisted for the Costa Novel Award. Rose Tremain was made a CBE in 2007 and a Dame in 2020. She lives in Norfolk and London with the biographer, Richard Holmes.

www.rosetremain.co.uk

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Praise for Restoration

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

Robbie Millen, The Times

Richly evocative novel.

BBC History Magazine

Triumphant

Sunday Telegraph

To be moved and impressed by a novel and yet so entertained, is rare

Fay Weldon

A dazzling triumph. It is nothing less than superb

New York Times Book Review

A most beautiful and original novel

Independent

Gripping

Herald

Witty, exciting and evocative. Restoration is a wonderful book

Simon Williams, The Week

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

Robbie Millen, The Times

Richly evocative novel.

BBC History Magazine

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