The Four Swans

Winston Graham

4.26 based on 52 ratings & 11 reviews on Goodreads.com
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01 June 2017
9781509856961
608 pages
Synopsis

The Four Swans is the masterful sixth novel in Winston Graham's hugely popular Poldark series, which has become a television phenomenon starring Aidan Turner.

Cornwall 1795-1797. Although Ross Poldark – now something of a war hero – seems secure in his hard-won prosperity, a new dilemma faces him in the sudden infatuation of a young naval officer for his wife Demelza.

All four women – the four swans – whose lives touch Ross’s, face a crisis in these years. For his wife Demelza, his old love Elizabeth, his friend’s new wife Caroline and for the unhappy Morwenna Chynoweth these are times of stress and conflict.

The Four Swans is followed by the seventh book in the Poldark series, The Angry Tide.

Ross is one of literature's great heroes . . . [with] elements of Darcy, Heathcliff, Rhett Butler and Robin Hood

Debbie Horsfield

From the incomparable Winston Graham . . . who has everything that anyone else has, then a whole lot more

Guardian