[Restoration free] epub By Rose Tremain – Book or TXT

READ Restoration

And idleness enthusiastically enjoying the women and wine of the vibrant Restoration age But when he’s called on to serve the king in an unusual role he transgresses the one law that he is for. Utterly charming poignant 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 physician who does not take his studies seriously comes to the attention of the King Charles II Merivel lives for pleasure and is something of a rake and after curing the King s Spaniel becomes a favoured courtier The King decides to marry him to one of his mistresses which gives him a Norfolk estate Alas Merivel transgresses the one law that he is forbidden to break and is brutally cast out from his newfound paradise Thus begins Merivel s journey to self knowledge which will take him down into the lowest depths of seventeenth century societyThis is funny credible clever perceptive and beautifully written par for the course for Rose Tremain Can Rose Tremain repeat the trick with the seuel Merivel A Man of His Time I cannot wait to find out and will be reading it straight away55

READ Í LONDONWINCHESTERHOTEL.CO.UK ✓ Rose Tremain

Restoration

Bidden to break and is brutally cast out from his newfound paradise Thus begins Merivel’s journey to self knowledge which will take him down into the lowest depths of seventeenth century societ. Tremain s book is written in first person which doesn t usually work for me but I really enjoyed this The book follows the misadventures of Robert Merivel who is really immature and even a little thick at times despite being a rather gifted physician In his pursuit of pleasures finery and a courtier lifestyle at Whitehall he loses sight if indeed he ever had it of the important things in life Merivel is at the beginning of the story and indeed in several episodes throughout a very weak fellow Some reviewers stated that Merivel doesn t change and I would have to disagree the reduced circumstances he lives through do impact him although he perhaps isn t able to see it for himself He loves people he shouldn t and doesn t love those he should a problem that faces many people I think SCL rating 45

Rose Tremain ✓ 1 DOWNLOAD

Robert Merivel son of a glove maker and an aspiring physician finds his fortunes transformed when he is given a position at the court of King Charles II Merivel slips easily into a life of luxury. Steeped in the voices and eccentricities of the age of Charles the second Restoration A Novel of Seventeenth Century England is wonderful I felt like I had been transported back in time to all the disagreeable muck and smells and ribaldry of the 1660s At first I thought this was going to be a comic slice of life rendition of a young man s Robert Merivel rise as a sycophant of the king There is humour in this yes but also much sadness In part one it depicts the newly made physician Merivel s lucky break in being asked to treat the king s spaniel who is sick Merivel knows the only way to get ahead in England of this time is to please the king Inadvertently through no help from the doctor the dog does survive Merivel becomes the king s veterinarian While at court Merivel indulges himself with food drink and revelry and soon becomes a sort of court jester Merivel exults in the king s fondness for his fool and thinks he s been even pampered when the king gives him a house an income and a bride but soon the unraveling begins


10 thoughts on “Restoration

  1. says:

    Steeped in the voices and eccentricities of the age of Charles the second Restoration A Novel of Seventeenth Century England is wonderful I felt like I had been transported back in time to all the disagreeable muck and smells and ribaldry of the 1660s At first I thought this was going to be a comic slice of life rendition of a young man's Rob

  2. says:

    I have the same problem and pleasures with this historical novel set during the reign of Charles II as I do with the author's Music and SilenceAt once 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 wi

  3. says:

    A really enjoyable Restoration farce with a great deal of heart Robert Merivel is a would be physician and son of a glove maker to the king He lives for pleasure and is something of a rake and does not take his medical studies too seriously He comes to the attention of the king and for a while he is part of the court and

  4. says:

    Utterly charming poignant 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

  5. says:

    I found this book uite intriguing The character of Robert Merivel is sympathetic and does a believable character arc changing from a shallow person into a thoughtful physician Tremain does a great job with her historical research creating a nuanced seventeenh century world My favorite parts are Merivel’s medical challenges and discoveries One of my pet peeves in historical fiction is that the heroheroine is f

  6. says:

    You may be familiar with the Restoration and Charles II Or maybe not Regardless Rose Tremain gives this historical period double meaning in her novel “Restoration” “Restoration” is a novel which can’t be ignored as it is simply “alive” with sounds emotions and colors immediately jumping from Tremain’s pa

  7. says:

    First paragraph Look at me Without my periwig I am an affront to neatness My hair what is left of it is the colour of sand and wiry as hogs'

  8. says:

    This is a story about Robert Merivel At the beginning of the story he is an aspiring physician 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 the

  9. says:

    Tremain’s book is written in first person which doesn’t usually work for me but I really enjoyed this The book follows the misadventures of Robert Merivel who is really immature and even a little thick at times despite being a rather gifted physician In his pursuit of pleasures finery and a courtier lifestyle at Whitehall he loses sight if indeed he ever had it of the important things in life Merivel is at

  10. says:

    This is such an enjoyable historical fiction book set in the 17th Century during the reign of King Charles II The protagonist Merivel is likab