Lorna Doone

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INFORMACIJA

AUTOR
Blackmore, R.D.
DIMENZIJA
3,68 MB
NAZIV DATOTEKE
Lorna Doone.pdf
ISBN
1962526697030

OPIS

With an Introduction and Notes by Dr Pamela Knights, Department of English Studies, Durham University. Lorna Doone, a Romance of Exmoor is an historical novel of high adventure set in the South West of England during the turbulent time of Monmouth’s rebellion (1685). It is also a moving love story told through the life of the young farmer John Ridd, as he grows to manhood determined to right the wrongs in his land, and to win the heart and hand of the beautiful Lorna Doone. Continuously in print since its first publication in 1869, Lorna Doone has remained perennially popular with a wide readership ever since.

Originally published in 1869, R.D. Blackmore's historical romance, Lorna Doone, remains a critically acclaimed story with several television and movie adaptations.Set in the 17th century during a fraught political climate, the novel centers on the star-crossed lovers, Lorna Doone and John Ridd, as they struggle to be together despite the differences in their social classes and the ... Lorna Doone, a Romance of Exmoor is an historical novel of high adventure set in the South West of England during the turbulent time of Monmouth's rebellion (1685).

Exiled to a remote part of Exmoor (which is in England's West Country and now a National Park), they rob travellers and local farms. Living amongst them is the pretty Lorna Doone, kidnapped by them as an infant.

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