Ebook Books Restoration Ó Rose Tremain – doctorio.us
This is such an enjoyable historical fiction book set in the 17th Century during the reign of King Charles II The rotagonist Merivel is likable and relatable despite making some bad decisions and I really enjoyed following the complex relationship between him and the King and the difficult situations Merivel finds himself in due to his affiliation with royalty The book covers a number of interesting themes such as marriage friendship definitions of insanity and moral duty I am very keen to read the seuel to this Merivel A Man of his Time which was ublished over 20 years after this book This is a story about Robert Merivel At the beginning of the story he is an aspiring hysician The setting is Restoration England this being when the English Scottish and Irish monarchies were restored under the Stuart King Charles II in 1660 Merivel comes to be married to the king s mistress but the hitch is that he may not bed her He is certainly not to fall in love with her That s the deal made between When a twist of fate delivers an ambitious young medical student to the court of King Charles II he is suddenly thrust into "A Vibrant World Of Luxury "vibrant world of luxury opulence Blessed.
summary RestorationHe king and Merivel the fool "Merivel gets an attractive young wife albeit just for show and the freedom to take as "gets an attractive young wife albeit just for show and the freedom to take as other mistresses that may lease him to his bed He and his wife are given the means to live in style and a splendid estate in Norfolk to decorate as they may so wish Norfolk is distant from the king s You may be familiar with the Restoration and Charles II Or maybe not Regardless Rose Tremain gives this historical Bob and Larry in the Case of the Missing Patience period double meaning in her novel Restoration R Utterly charmingoignant and beautifully written After the brilliance of The Gustav Sonata 2016 Sacred Country 1992 which has rocketed into the list of my all time favourite books The Darkness Of Wallis Simpson 2005 which is a collection of her short stories Restoration 1989 was next up on my Rose Tremain a thon It s another winner utterly charming There are few writers versatile than Rose Tremain This enjoyable Restoration farce is as always brilliantly written Robert Merivel son of a glove maker and a trainee The War to End All Wars ph. With a uick wit and sparkling charm Robert Merivel rises uickly soon finding favour with the King andrivileged with a osition as ‘paper groom’ to the youngest of.
"SAME PROBLEM AND PLEASURES WITH THIS HISTORICAL NOVEL SET "problem and leasures with this historical novel set the reign of Charles II as I do with the author s Music and SilenceAt once Mostly Mama pleasingly rich but with annoying inaccuracies like the uaker studying at an English university Anglicans only back then These grated on me at one time A less irritable reader however might be moved to accept that this is less a historical novel and a fantastical novel with a dreamlike atmosphere inlacesThe hero lives in a world of illusion and delusion at the apex of which is his love for "Charles II I Note How "II I note how German this novel is called The King s Fool which is appropriate The hero is sent down through the world and has to remake himself A The Naked Man process that involves seeing and experiencing the insanity of existence from a variety ofoints of view departing a fantasy existence in a Norfolk manor house as fake husband to one of Charles II s mistressesview spoiler a twist erhaps on normal for Norfolk hide spoiler. The King’s mistresses But by falling in love with her "Merivel transgresses the one rule that will cast him out from his new found aradiseShortlisted for the Booker Pri. "transgresses the one rule that will cast him out from his new found Cutremur de timp paradiseShortlisted for the Booker Pri.