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R.D. Blackmore: the author of Lorna Doone

a biography.

by Waldo Hilary Dunn

  • 20 Want to read
  • 27 Currently reading

Published by Hale in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Blackmore, R. D. 1825-1900.,
  • Novelists, English -- 19th century -- Biography.

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR4133 .D8 1956
    The Physical Object
    Pagination316 p.
    Number of Pages316
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6196774M
    LC Control Number56004776
    OCLC/WorldCa499520

      Book Review: Lorna Doone by R.D. Blackmore Posted on December 7, by theviewfromtheuppercircle under Book reviews, Books Reading Lorna Doone is like a walk on Exmoor; at times you’re wading through a bog of words before getting lost in a fog of schmaltz, only for the sun to come out and for you to realise it’s rather beautiful. R. D. Blackmore () was one of the most famous English novelists of the second half of the 19th Century. He is often known as the "Last Victorian" and is best known for his third novel Lorna Doone published in The novel pioneered a new romantic movement in English fiction and remains in print to this day.

      Lorna Doone: A Romance of Exmoor is a novel by English author Richard Doddridge Blackmore, published in It is a romance based on a group of historical characters and set in the late 17th century in Devon and Somerset, particularly around the East Lyn Valley area of Exmoor. In , the novel was listed on the BBC's survey The Big Read.4/4(14). Lorna Doone by R. D. Blackmore This is a romantic adventure novel about a love story between farmer John and Lorna. A beautiful girl was kidnapped by robbers in her childhood. Everything happened in England during the reign of King Charles the Second/5(3).

      You may copy it, give it away or re-use it under the terms of the Project Gutenberg License included with this eBook or online at Title: Lorna Doone A Romance of Exmoor Author: R. D. Blackmore Release Date: January 4, [EBook #] Last Updated: September 5, Language: English Character set encoding: UTF-8 *** START. Lorna Doone A Romance of Exmoor by Richard D. Blackmore. Free audio book that you can download in mp3, iPod and iTunes format for your portable audio player. Audio previews, convenient categories and excellent search functionality make your best source for free audio books. Download a free audio book for yourself today!


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R.D. Blackmore: the author of Lorna Doone by Waldo Hilary Dunn Download PDF EPUB FB2

My book club ventured into new territory with Lorna Doone. We are a group of eight women of a certain age and various backgrounds. We have read the likes of H. James, Proust, Dreiser, Trollope (a fav.) Austen, Joyce etal. The group was split on Lorna Doone and we had a Cited by: 7.

Lorna Doone is a beautiful story. It is set in a wild field of England and it was written in by R. Blackmore. The book, based on a true couple, told us the story of two families, Doone and Ridd who are facing because the first one are the villains of the valley/5.

R.D. Blackmore has books on Goodreads with ratings. R.D. Blackmore’s most popular book is Lorna Doone. The author was contemporaneous with Dickens and Lorna Doone has some of the same themes and gentle humor found in Dickens.

I enjoyed the book and would recommend it to others. As the Lorna Doone cookie is insipid but traditional, this book is dated but still worth a read/5(49). This is a romantic adventure novel about a love story between farmer John and Lorna. A beautiful girl was kidnapped by robbers in her childhood.

Everything happened in England during the reign of King Charles the Second. It was a difficult period for the country, when wars between feudal lords set the tone for life of ordinary people.

The author wrote this book based on real historical events. Lorna Doone‚ A Romance of Exmoor is a popular book by R. Blackmore. Read Lorna Doone‚ A Romance of Exmoor, free online version of the book by R. Blackmore, on R. Blackmore's Lorna Doone‚ A Romance of Exmoor consists of 75 parts for ease of reading.

Choose the part of Lorna Doone‚ A Romance of Exmoor which you want to read from the table of contents to get. Lorna Doone. Lorna Doone. A Romance of Exmoor. Blackmore. 4 (1 Review) Published: Pages: More books by R. Blackmore. Erema. Erema by R. Blackmore Download Read more. USA Today bestselling author Shanna Hatfield is a farm girl who loves to write.

Her sweet historical and contemporary romances are filled with 4/5(1). Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg. The author was contemporaneous with Dickens and Lorna Doone has some of the same themes and gentle humor found in Dickens.

I enjoyed the book and would recommend it to others. As the Lorna Doone cookie is insipid but traditional, this book is dated but still worth a s: Told through the life of young farmer, John Ridd, it is a moving love story of a man determined to right wrongs and win the heart and hand of Lorna Doone.-> the publiser of this PAPERBACK book is Armada in booksalvation have grade it as Good and it will be shipped from our UK warehouse shipping is Free for UK buyers and at a reasonable.

Lorna Doone by R. Blackmore is a superb book for lovers of literature. Apart from the story which is quite confronting at times the language is so beautiful.

Some of the passages are so exquisite that one returns to read them again. The descriptions of the characters are so Reviews: Lorna Doone (Wordsworth Classics) by R.

Blackmore. UK: Wordsworth Editions Ltd, Hardcover. Brand New. Book Condition: Brand New. Secured Packaging. Fast. Looking for books by R.D. Blackmore. See all books authored by R.D.

Blackmore, including Lorna Doone: A Romance of Exmoor, and Lorna Doone, and more on Blackmore, R. D.; Lorna Doone, Published by COLLINS Binding: LEATHER MAROON Size: 4 X 6 Pages Overall Condition is: GOOD CIRCA Gilt title and design on spine. Front end paper missing. Illustrated end papers.

Frontispiece. Top edge tint. Spine, edges, corners rubbed. Minor shelf wear. Edges minor soiling. REF#Seller Rating: % positive. Lorna Doone a romance of Exmoor by R. Blackmore. With a special introduction by the author illustrated from drawings by W. Small and from photographs. by Clifton Johnson.

()[Leather Bound] Blackmore R. (Richard Doddridge). R.D. Blackmore (–), English novelist and fruit grower wrote Lorna Doone () With his elder brother Henry (–), Blackmore spent much of his childhood in the lush and pastoral "Doone Country" of Exmoor, Devon, England, and along the Badgworthy Water (where there is now a memorial stone in Blackmore's honour) and among the future fictional Doone Valley's towering hills.

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I find this summary to be overly harsh, but wished to include it as an instructive example of how fickle reputations can be in the literary world. Consider that the American author Herman Melville was not widely read during his lifetime and died in literary obscurity only to gain wide.

Lorna Doone, a Romance of Exmoor is an historical novel of high adventure set in the South West of England during the turbulent time of Monmouth's rebellion (). It is also a moving love story told through the life of the young farmer John Ridd, as he grows to manhood determined to right the wrongs in his land, and to win the heart and hand Book Edition: New Edition.

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D. Blackmore (, Trade Paperback) at the best online. First published inLorna Doone is the story of John Ridd, a farmer who finds love amid the religious and social turmoil of seventeenth-century England. He is just a boy when his father is slain by the Doones, a lawless clan inhabiting wild Exmoor on the border of Somerset and Devon.

Seized by curiosity and a sense of adventure, he makes his way to the valley of the Doones, where he is.LORNA DOONE R. D. Blackmore has the most eloquent, descriptive writing of any authors I've read or listened to.

This book is one of the best. I was looking for a book narrated by Tim Gerard Reynolds as he is my favorite narrator. The man could read a phone book and I'd listen to it.