Lorna Doone Author:R D Blackmore * Published 1970 by Collins Publishing — * Abridged by Olive Jones — * Illustrated by Pauline Baynes — * Color and b/w lithographs — * Size : 6 inches x 8.75 inches — * 216 Pages — * Format : Hardcover — Historical romance by R.D. Blackmore, first published in 1869. Set in the wilds of Exmoor (northern Devonshire, Eng.) during the late 17th century, th... more »e novel concerns the adventurous life of the yeoman John Ridd and his love for Lorna Doone, a beautiful maiden.
Blackmore considered the novel a romance and studded it with the high adventure, dramatic set pieces, bloody villainy, and obstacles to love that characterize the genre.« less