Restoration: a novel of seventeenth-century England

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W. W. Norton & Company,
Pub. Date:
2013.
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English
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Restoration is a dazzling romp through 17th-century England. The main character Robert Merivel not only embodies the contradictions of his era, but ours as well. He is trapped between the longing for wealth and power and the realization that the pursuit of these trappings can leave one's life rather empty.

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