The King's General

The King's General

Fiction & Poetry, Modern & Contemporary Fiction
Paperback Published on: 06/05/2004
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Synopsis

Inspired by a grisly discovery in the nineteenth century, The King's General was the first of du Maurier's novels to be written at Menabilly, the model for Manderley in Rebecca. Set in the seventeenth century, it tells the story of a country and a family riven by civil war, and features one of fiction's most original heroines. Honor Harris is only eighteen when she first meets Richard Grenvile, proud, reckless - and utterly captivating. But following a riding accident, Honor must reconcile herself to a life alone. As Richard rises through the ranks of the army, marries and makes enemies, Honor remains true to him, and finally discovers the secret of Menabilly.

  • Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
  • ISBN: 9781844080892
  • Number of pages: 384
  • Weight: 310g
  • Dimensions: 197 x 126 x 24 mm

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The King's General
One of my top favourite books
I have just bought my third copy of Kings General-others loaned and not returned and the latest looking worse for wear - I think this is one of Daphne Du M... READ MORE
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