Ross Poldark: A Novel of Cornwall, 1783-1787
As Seen on Masterpiece(TM) on PBS(R) 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.
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"The thing that has always made these books stand out from the crowd is the way in which Winston Graham's characters just overflow with humanity in all its forms. " - Romantic Historical Reviews
"This novel is so much about the characters living within its pages, the time period, and the setting of Cornwall... Definitely a must read for historical fiction fans and even for those just looking for a good story and series to sink into! Highly recommended!" - Peeking Between The Pages
"Ross Poldark is an excellent book full of romance, adventure, and accurate depictions of the fallibilities of the human race." - Laura's Reviews
"If you are fan of historical fiction and Austen-like stories, you must check out Ross Poldark. " - Confessions of a Book Addict