R. D. Blackmore

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One of the most famous English novelists of the latter half of the nineteenth century, R. D. Blackmore won acclaim for his vivid portrayals of the countryside, sharing with Thomas Hardy a Western England background prevalent in many of his works. Blackmore’s masterpiece is ‘Lorna Doone’, a windswept romance with historical characters, set against the backdrop of late seventeenth century Devon, which has continued to win the hearts of readers since its first publication in 1869. This comprehensive eBook presents Blackmore’s complete works, with numerous illustrations, rare texts appearing in digital print for the first time, informative introductions and the usual Delphi bonus material. (Version 1)

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* Beautifully illustrated with images relating to Blackmore’s life and works
* Concise introductions to the major novels
* All 14 novels, with individual contents tables
* Images of how the books were first published, giving your eReader a taste of the original texts
* Excellent formatting of the texts
* Includes story collections
* Easily locate the poems or short stories you want to read
* Includes Blackmore’s rare poetry collections – available in no other collection
* Features three biographies – discover Blackmore’s literary life
* Quincy G. Burris’ seminal study on Blackmore — first time in digital publishing
* Scholarly ordering of texts into chronological order and literary genres

CONTENTS:

The Novels
Clara Vaughan
Cradock Nowell
Lorna Doone
The Maid of Sker
Alice Lorraine
Cripps the Carrier
Erema
Mary Anerley
Christowell
The Remarkable History of Sir Thomas Upmore
Springhaven
Kit and Kitty
Perlycross
Dariel

The Shorter Fiction
Tales from a Telling House
Leila

Poetry Collections
The Georgics of Virgil
Fringilla

The Biographies
Richard Doddridge Blackmore: His Life and Novels by Quincy G. Burris
The Blackmore Country by F. J. Snell
Richard Doddridge Blackmore by Stuart Johnson Reid

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