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Bella Poldark: A Novel of Cornwall 1818-1820
Genre(s): Fiction, Historical
Era(s): Early 19th Century
Bella Poldark is the twelfth and final novel in Winston Graham’s sweeping series of Cornwall, Poldark.
Cornwall 1818. We continue the tale of Ross and Demelza; of the wayward Valentine Warleggan, whose existence keeps open the old wounds of the feud between Ross and George; of Bella, the Poldark’s youngest daughter, whose precocious talent as a singer is encouraged by her old flame, Christopher Havergal, and by a distinguished French conductor, who has more in mind than Bella’s music; of Clowance, the Poldark’s widowed daughter, who considers remarriage to one of two rival suitors; and of a murderer who stalks the villages of west Cornwall.
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