Book Reviews of Restoration

Author: Rose Tremain
ISBN-13: 9780140244885
ISBN-10: 0140244883
Publication Date: 12/1/1994
Pages: 384
  • Currently 3.1/5 Stars.

3.1 stars, based on 16 ratings
Publisher: Penguin
Book Type: Paperback
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I loved the book. Undoubtedly, watching the movie Restoration (and also the magnificent film The Last King about Charles II, occurring at the same time and place) before reading the novel made it even more vivid to me. But Rose Tremain has a gift for telling a story and creating fascinating characters. I felt as if I was living inside the mind of Robert Merivel during the Restoration, and experiencing the ascent, descent and ascent that he experienced. This is the first Rose Tremain novel I've read, and one of the best historical novels I've read as well.
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I only read this book half way through. It is very rich in historic detail, but the main character was not believable to me.
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Good book - I love Rose Tremain, but I'd actually recommend "Music and Silence" over this one. It was really enjoyable if you like historical fiction though, don't get me wrong! Not really one for someone who likes a beginning, middle, and end though ...
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A great romp through England in the 1600s. Ready for book 2!!
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I haven't read this book.