Ross Poldark (Poldark, #1) by Winston Graham

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Read Ross Poldark (Poldark, #1) Online Free - 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.

Thus begins the Poldark series, a heartwarming, gripping saga set in the windswept landscape of Cornwall. With an unforgettable cast of characters that spans loves, lives, and generations, this extraordinary masterwork from Winston Graham is a story you will never forget.

Title : Ross Poldark (Poldark, #1)
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ISBN : 1492622079
Edition Language : English
Format Type : Paperback
Number of Pages : 400 pages


Melissa ♥ Dog Lover ♥ rated it ★★★★★

August 02, 2017

Some of my friends in two different groups I'm in started reading this series so I thought, let me watch a little bit of the show on Amazon Prime. Um, yeah, then I decided I needed all of the books even though there is something going to happen that I didn't like but let the pictures do the talki...

Tadiana ✩Night Owl☽ rated it ★★★★☆

January 14, 2018

Ross Poldark, published in 1945, tells the story of Ross, a British man in his twenties, from the time he returns from the war in America in 1783 until about four years later. It's the first of a series of a dozen Poldark books that has spawned a couple of BBC miniseries, one in 1975 and a remake...

Candi rated it ★★★★★

April 09, 2017

4.5 stars rounded up "A wet October evening is depressing, but it drapes some soft shadows on the rough edges of ruin and decay. Not so the light of morning." Captain Ross Poldark is eager to return to his land and his love after fighting for the British in the Revolutionary War. He is jolted into...

Mischenko rated it ★★★★★

September 24, 2017

This book is featured on this week's Shabby Sunday @ It’s 1783, and Ross Poldark is returning home after fighting in the American Revolutionary War. When he arrives he learns that his father is dead, his copper mine is failing, and his sweetheart Elizabeth,...

Matthew rated it ★★★★☆

March 09, 2018

This was another audiobook with my wife. I love having the alternative to TV and it is cool that we have some similar interests in books so that it easy to find ones we both want to listen to. 3.5 to 4 Stars A couple years ago, my wife’s parents got the 1970s version of the Poldark mini-series. Thi...

Tracie rated it ★★★★★

June 28, 2014

I've been hearing a lot about the new Poldark TV-series that's being filmed for the BBC and thought the multi-generational saga sounded like something I'd enjoy, so I decided to give the first book a read. I'm so glad I did! I was instantly drawn into the story of Ross Poldark, the young officer...

Jill rated it ★★★★★

September 19, 2007

These books are totally under-rated. Although they may be slightly trashy Pre-Victorian love stories, so was Jane Eyre when it was written. Graham is a very good writer and these books are full of powerful and descriptive pros which ignite the imagination - even if said imagination is that of a h...

Linda rated it ★★★★☆

September 09, 2016

"But in the depths of horror and despair one comes to a new steadiness. There is no farther to fall." And I've fallen into the depths of this historical fiction series by Winston Graham. PBS has taken it to new heights in their offering which will debut Season 2 later in September. Ross Poldark is...

Sara rated it ★★★★★

January 06, 2017

4.5 rounded up. I couldn’t resist this has a picture of Aidan Turner on its cover. Seriously, I have loved watching the Poldark series on PBS and I find the book it is based on to be just as interesting and fulfilling. I will be reading the entire book series, although at what pace I am...

Tim rated it ★★★★★

January 07, 2012

This site is called Goodreads and this book, together with the eleven other Poldark novels which follow it, is one of the best reads you could possibly find. Winston Graham is not just a good writer - he is in in my view a great writer. He has all the gifts and skills you could possibly want in a...

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