Cornwall 1795 -1799. 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 wide Demelza. All four women -- the four swans -- whose lives touch Ross's face a crisis in these years. For his wide Demelza, his old love Elizabeth, for his friend's new wife Caroline and for the unhappy Morwenna Chynoweth these are times of stress and conflict. 'From the incomparable Winston Graham...who has everything that anyone else has, and then a whole lot more.' Guardian
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(197mm x 130mm x 38mm)
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Author Biography - Winston Graham
Winston Graham is the author of more than forty novels, which include Cordelia, Marnie, The Walking Stick and Stephanie as well as the highly successful Poldark series. His novels have been translated into seventeen languages and six have been filmed. Six of Winston Graham's books have been filmed for the big screen, the most notable being Marnie directed by Alfred Hitchcock. Two television series were made of the Poldark novels which were broadcast in twenty-two countries. Winston Graham was a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature and in 1983 was awarded the OBE. He died in July 2003