Ross Poldark

Ross Poldark
  • Author : Winston Graham
  • Publisher : Pan Macmillan
  • Pages : 464
  • Relase : 2015-02
  • ISBN : 9781447281528

Ross Poldark Book Review:

A reissue of the first book in the legendary Poldark series, to tie in with the new BBC series

Demelza

Demelza
  • Author : Winston Graham
  • Publisher : Pan Macmillan
  • Pages : 528
  • Relase : 2011-08-19
  • ISBN : 9780330523561

Demelza Book Review:

Demelza is the second book in Winston Graham's hugely popular Poldark series, which has become a television phenomenon starring Aidan Turner. Demelza Carne, the impoverished miner's daughter Ross Poldark rescued from a fairground rabble, is now his wife. But the events of these turbulent years test their marriage and their love. Demelza's efforts to adapt to the ways of the gentry – and her husband – bring her confusion and heartache, despite her joy in the birth of their first child. Ross begins a bitter struggle for the rights of the mining communities – and sows the seed of an enduring enmity with powerful George Warleggan. Demelza is followed by Jeremy Poldark, the third title in this blockbuster series set in 18th century Cornwall.

Ross Poldark

Ross Poldark
  • Author : Winston Graham
  • Publisher : Pan Macmillan
  • Pages : 464
  • Relase : 2011-08-19
  • ISBN : 9781447207252

Ross Poldark Book Review:

Ross Poldark is the first novel in Winston Graham's hugely popular Poldark series, which has become a television phenomenon starring Aidan Turner. Tired from a grim war in America, Ross Poldark returns to his land and his family. But the joyful homecoming he has anticipated turns sour, for his father is dead, his estate is derelict and the girl he loves is engaged to his cousin. But his sympathy for the destitute miners and farmers of the district leads him to rescue a half-starved urchin girl from a fairground brawl and take her home – an act which alters the whole course of his life . . . Ross Poldark is followed by Demelza, the second novel in this evocative series set in 18th century Cornwall.

Warleggan

Warleggan
  • Author : Winston Graham
  • Publisher :
  • Pages : 480
  • Relase : 2016-02-18
  • ISBN : 150980868X

Warleggan Book Review:

The Four Swans

The Four Swans
  • Author : Winston Graham
  • Publisher : Pan Macmillan
  • Pages : 590
  • Relase : 2011-08-19
  • ISBN : 9780330524254

The Four Swans Book Review:

The Four Swans is the masterful sixth novel in Winston Graham's hugely popular Poldark series, which has become a television phenomenon starring Aidan Turner. Cornwall 1795-1797. Although Ross Poldark – now something of a war hero – seems secure in his hard-won prosperity, a new dilemma faces him in the sudden infatuation of a young naval officer for his wife Demelza. All four women – the four swans – whose lives touch Ross’s, face a crisis in these years. For his wife Demelza, his old love Elizabeth, his friend’s new wife Caroline and for the unhappy Morwenna Chynoweth these are times of stress and conflict. The Four Swans is followed by the seventh book in the Poldark series, The Angry Tide.

Jeremy Poldark

Jeremy Poldark
  • Author : Winston Graham
  • Publisher : Vintage
  • Pages : 282
  • Relase : 1961
  • ISBN : UOM:39015002149113

Jeremy Poldark Book Review:

Ross Poldark stands accused of wrecking two ships. Despite their stormy marriage, Demelza has tried to rally support for her husband. But there are enemies who would be happy to see Ross convicted, not least George Warleggan, the powerful banker, whose personal rivalry grows ever more intense.

The Poldark Saga:

The Poldark Saga:
  • Author : Winston Graham
  • Publisher : Sourcebooks, Inc.
  • Pages :
  • Relase : 2018-09-30
  • ISBN : 9781492693840

The Poldark Saga: Book Review:

As Seen on Masterpiece™ on PBS®: Books 1 - 3 of the Poldark series! Ross Poldark 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. Demelza In the enchanting second novel in Winston Graham's beloved Poldark series, Demelza Carne, an impoverished miner's daughter Ross Poldark rescued from a fairground brawl, now happily finds herself his wife. But the events of these turbulent years test their marriage and their love. Jeremy Poldark Ross Poldark faces the darkest hour of his life in this third novel of the Poldark series. Reeling from the tragic death of a loved one, Captain Poldark vents his grief by inciting impoverished locals to salvage the contents of a ship run aground in a storm—an act for which British law proscribes death by hanging. Ross is brought to trial for his involvement, and despite their stormy marriage, Demelza tries to rally support for her husband, to save him and their family. And into this setting, Jeremy Poldark, Ross and Demelza's first son, is born... The Poldark series is the masterwork of Winston Graham's life work, evoking the period and people like only he can and creating a work of rich and poor, loss and love, that you will not soon forget.

The Twisted Sword

The Twisted Sword
  • Author : Winston Graham
  • Publisher : Pan
  • Pages : 524
  • Relase : 1991-09
  • ISBN : 0330317490

The Twisted Sword Book Review:

In Cornwall in 1815, Demelza sees a horseman riding down the valley and senses disruption to the domestic contentment she has fought so hard to achieve. Ross has little option but to accept the summons—and travel to Paris with his family, as an "observer" of the French armed forces. Parisian life begins well, but the return of Napoleon brings separation, distrust, and danger to the Poldarks—and always for Demelza there is the shadow of the secret she does not even share with Ross.

Bella Poldark

Bella Poldark
  • Author : Winston Graham
  • Publisher : Pan Macmillan
  • Pages : 554
  • Relase : 2011-08-19
  • ISBN : 9780330524018

Bella Poldark Book Review:

Bella Poldark is the twelfth and final novel in Winston Graham's hugely popular Poldark series, and continues the story after the fifth TV series, which has become a television phenomenon starring Aidan Turner. The enchanting saga of Ross, Demelza and the Poldark family concludes in this, the last book in the epic series. Bella, the Poldarks’ youngest daughter, is a precociously talented singer and is encouraged to pursue a career by her old flame and by a distinguished French conductor who has more in mind than Bella’s music . . . Meanwhile, Valentine Warleggan, whose existence keeps open the old wounds of the feud between Ross and George, leads an increasingly wayward existence. And Clowance, the Poldarks’ widowed daughter, is considering remarrying to one of two rival suitors. But a cloud hangs over Cornwall, as a murderer stalks the villages looking for new victims . . . 'From the incomparable Winston Graham . . . who has everything that anyone else has, and then a whole lot more. - Guardian

The Loving Cup

The Loving Cup
  • Author : Winston Graham
  • Publisher : St. Martin's Griffin
  • Pages : 592
  • Relase : 2019-10-08
  • ISBN : 1250244749

The Loving Cup Book Review:

The tenth book in Winston Graham's classic Poldark saga, now a major TV series from Masterpiece PBS. Cornwall 1813 A silver cup lies half-forgotten in a dank cave, amongst a pile of stolen goods. Yet the tiny vessel and its inscription Amor gignit amorem haunts the lives of the still-feuding Poldark and Warleggan families, as Ross, Demelza and the ambitious and powerful Sir George Warleggan watch their children make the decisions that will shape their destinies. In the closing years of the wars against Napoleon, for Jeremy and Clowance, and for arrogant, cynical Valentine Warleggan, these are troubled and momentous times . . . In his Poldark series, Winston Graham explores the complications of love lost and the class struggle of early 19th-century England with a light comic touch. The Loving Cup is followed by the eleventh book in the series, The Twisted Sword.

Poldark: The Complete Scripts - Series 2

Poldark: The Complete Scripts - Series 2
  • Author : Debbie Horsfield
  • Publisher : Pan Macmillan
  • Pages : 384
  • Relase : 2016-11-17
  • ISBN : 9781509814688

Poldark: The Complete Scripts - Series 2 Book Review:

Cornwall, 1790. Ross Poldark faces the darkest hour of his life. Accused of wrecking two ships, he is to stand trial at the Bodmin Assizes. Despite their stormy married life, Demelza has tried to rally support for her husband. But there are plenty of enemies who would be happy to see Ross convicted, not least the powerful banker George Warleggan, whose personal rivalry with Ross grows ever more intense. This second volume of Debbie Horsfield's original scripts for the acclaimed television series takes readers from Ross's trial to the dramatic final episode. Poldark: The Complete Scripts - Series 2 is the perfect companion to the television series starring Aidan Turner, and affords a fascinating insight into how Winston Graham's beloved novels are transformed for the screen.

Poldark: The Complete Scripts - Series 1

Poldark: The Complete Scripts - Series 1
  • Author : Debbie Horsfield
  • Publisher : Pan Macmillan
  • Pages : 272
  • Relase : 2016-02-25
  • ISBN : 9781509814664

Poldark: The Complete Scripts - Series 1 Book Review:

Cornwall, 1783. The American Revolutionary War is over. Cornishman Ross Poldark returns to his father's lands a battle-weary soul. Met by a homeland gripped in recession and the revelation of his father's death, Ross must contend with the disrepair of his property and the challenge of keeping his family tin mine in business as his sweetheart prepares to marry his cousin. Amidst the stark beauty of the Cornish landscape, Ross must fight for his livelihood, making allies, and enemies, along the way. Delve deeper into the hit BBC drama starring Aidan Turner as Ross Poldark and Eleanor Tomlinson as Demelza. Collecting together Debbie Horsfield's original scripts, Poldark: The Complete Scripts - Series 1 allows you to relive the greatest moments from the first series, from Poldark's initial homecoming to the series' dramatic close. This is the perfect accompaniment for fans of the series and gives a unique insight into how the show was visualized.

Poldark's Cornwall

Poldark's Cornwall
  • Author : Gill Knappett
  • Publisher : Pitkin
  • Pages : 67
  • Relase : 2020-04-09
  • ISBN : 9781841659183

Poldark's Cornwall Book Review:

Are you longing to know where your favourite scenes in Poldark were filmed? Or discover the secrets behind the derelict mines and perfect, unspoiled beaches? Pitkin’s latest addition to the Film Locations series allows you the inside knowledge to go behind the scenes and follow in the footsteps of Ross and Demelza. Travel back in time and join them along the windswept cliffs, rugged coastline and untouched, pristine beaches. From Padstow to the Lizard peninsula, Cornwall takes centre stage, providing the breath-taking backdrop that brings the series to life. The latest awarding-winning adaptation of Winston Graham’s Poldark, produced by the BBC, has captured the hearts of millions of viewers worldwide. As the third series returns to our screens this summer, and with a forth series underway, tourists from all over the globe are flocking to the deepest corners of the UK’s southwestern tip. Over the last three years the series has brought the region’s rich heritage back to life, with tales of smugglers, shipwrecks and the secrets of the mines gripping viewer’s imaginations. Visit the Poldark family mines at Agnes Head or Levant Mine, a World Heritage Site. Gallop along the clifftops of Chapel Porth, and learn of famous shipwrecks at Gunwalloe. If it’s the glistening, azur waters you’re after, don’t miss Holywell Bay, Cornwall’s largest stretch of coastline, which becomes the Warleggans private beach in series two. Cornwall has been an inspiration for writer’s, film directors and artists alike for centuries, and Eleanor Tomlinson (Demelza) sums up its magic. “So much of the piece came alive when we were filming in Cornwall and everyone found their character in the outdoors." Britain’s best kept secret is yours to enjoy.

The Stranger from the Sea

The Stranger from the Sea
  • Author : Winston Graham
  • Publisher : St. Martin's Griffin
  • Pages : 512
  • Relase : 2019-10-08
  • ISBN : 9781250244703

The Stranger from the Sea Book Review:

The Stranger From the Sea is the eighth novel in Winston Graham's hugely popular Poldark series, and continues the story after the fifth TV series, which has become an international phenomenon, starring Aidan Turner. Cornwall 1810. The Poldark family awaits the return of Ross from his mission to Wellington's army in Portugal. But their ordered existence ends with Jeremy Poldark's dramatic rescue of the stranger from the sea. Stephen Carrington's arrival in the Poldark household changes all their lives. For Clowance and Jeremy in particular, the children of Ross and Demelza, Stephen's advent is the key to a new world – one of both love and danger. The Stranger From The Sea is followed by the ninth book in the Poldark series, The Miller's Dance.

The World of Poldark

The World of Poldark
  • Author : Emma Marriott
  • Publisher : St. Martin's Press
  • Pages : 224
  • Relase : 2016-09-06
  • ISBN : 9781250102720

The World of Poldark Book Review:

The World of Poldark explores the characters, the compelling stories and the era that Winston Graham's Poldark novels- and the television series - set out to recreate, the England that Ross Poldark returned to from the American War of Independence. England, and especially Cornwall, was then marked by social unrest and a deep division between rich and poor. It was a place of tin mines and shipwrecks, of new money versus old, of harsh justice and great kindness. Amid the turmoil of eighteenth-century Cornwall, Ross comes back to a home in ruins, his father dead and his childhood sweetheart engaged to another - his own heart as battered as the country around him. Experience the great houses and the glorious landscapes and follow the cast of characters as their stories play out against the backdrop of Cornwall's wild beauty, through interviews with the actors, behind the scenes insights and in-depth information on costumes, props and locations. Packed full of behind the scenes photographs, The World of Poldark is the ultimate guide to the popular series.

The Angry Tide

The Angry Tide
  • Author : Winston Graham
  • Publisher : Pan Macmillan
  • Pages : 624
  • Relase : 2008
  • ISBN : 0330463306

The Angry Tide Book Review:

Ross Poldark is now a Member of Parliament, and divides his time and interests between London and Cornwall. The rivalry between Poldark and Warleggan continues, as do the differences between Ross and Demelza.

Poldark's Cornwall

Poldark's Cornwall
  • Author : Winston Graham
  • Publisher : Pan Macmillan
  • Pages : 216
  • Relase : 2015-04-23
  • ISBN : 9781447299967

Poldark's Cornwall Book Review:

A lavishly illustrated companion to Winston Graham's beloved Poldark novels, reissued to coincide with the BBC series based on the novels. Graham's saga of Cornish life in the eighteenth century has enthralled readers throughout the world for seventy years and the wild landscapes that inspired the novels have - even today - remained relatively unchanged. Cornwall then was a perilous world of pirates and shipwrecks: of rugged coast and mysterious smugglers' coves, of windswept moors and picturesque villages such as Boscastle and Port Quin, and of beaches, tin mines and churches. With an introduction by Winston Graham's son, Andrew, and illustrated with stunning photographs, Poldark's Cornwall is a glorious evocation of the land of beauty, excitement, romance and imagination that Graham loved so well.

The Miller's Dance

The Miller's Dance
  • Author : Winston Graham
  • Publisher : Pan Macmillan
  • Pages : 590
  • Relase : 2011-08-19
  • ISBN : 9780330524230

The Miller's Dance Book Review:

The Miller's Dance is the ninth novel in Winston Graham's hugely popular Poldark series, and continues the story after the fifth TV series, which has become an international phenomenon, starring Aidan Turner. Cornwall 1812. At Nampara, the Poldark family finds the new year brings involvement in more than one unexpected venture. For Ross and Demelza there is some surprising – and worrying – news. And Clowance, newly returned from her London triumphs, finds that her entanglement with Stephen Carrington brings not only happiness but heartache. As the armies battle in Spain, and the political situation at home becomes daily more obscure, the Poldark and Warleggan families find themselves thrust into a turbulent new era as complex and changing as the patterns of the Miller's Dance . . . The Miller's Dance is followed by the tenth book in the Poldark series, The Loving Cup. 'From the incomparable Winston Graham . . . who has everything that anyone else has, and then a whole lot more.' Guardian

Jeremy Poldark

Jeremy Poldark
  • Author : Winston Graham
  • Publisher : Pan Macmillan
  • Pages : 352
  • Relase : 2011-08-19
  • ISBN : 9780330523714

Jeremy Poldark Book Review:

Jeremy Poldark is the third novel in Winston Graham's hugely popular Poldark series, which has become a television phenomenon starring Aidan Turner. Cornwall 1790. Ross Poldark faces the darkest hour of his life. Accused of wrecking two ships, he is to stand trial at the Bodmin Assizes. Despite their stormy married life, Demelza has tried to rally support for her husband. But there are enemies in plenty who would be happy to see Ross convicted, not least George Warleggan, the powerful banker, whose personal rivalry with Ross grows ever more intense. Jeremy Poldark is followed by the fourth book in this evocative series, Warleggan.

The Angry Tide

The Angry Tide
  • Author : Winston Graham
  • Publisher : Pan Macmillan
  • Pages : 560
  • Relase : 2011-08-19
  • ISBN : 9780330524117

The Angry Tide Book Review:

The basis of the fourth season of the television phenomenon starring Aidan Turner, The Angry Tide is the seventh novel in Winston Graham's hugely popular Poldark series. Cornwall, towards the end of the 18th century. Ross Poldark sits for the borough of Truro as Member of Parliament - his time divided between London and Cornwall, his heart divided about his wife, Demelza. His old feud with George Warleggan still flares – as does the illicit love between Morwenna and Drake, Demelza's brother. Before the new century dawns, George and Ross will be drawn together by a loss greater than their rivalry – and Morwenna and Drake by a tragedy that brings them hope . . . The Angry Tide is followed by the eighth book in the Poldark series, The Stranger From The Sea.