Fiction, General Fiction
Paperback Published on: 04/06/2015
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The bestselling and much-loved classic from Rose Tremain, Restoration introduces us to the young Robert Merivel and his rise and fall through glittering seventeenth-century society.

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...

  • Publisher: Vintage Publishing
  • ISBN: 9780099598428
  • Number of pages: 432
  • Weight: 298g
  • Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 26 mm

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Recommended reading
I had never been an aficionado of historical fiction but through the mouthpiece of the intensely likeable and all-too-human physician Robert Merivel, Rose ... READ MORE
Martin Hayes
Fabulous read
I bought this as a gift for my daughter in law, but I read it many years ago and know she’ll like it as she’s a history buff. I actually despised the char... READ MORE
Mary Cooper