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7 edition of Lorna Doone. found in the catalog.

Lorna Doone.

by R. D. Blackmore

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  • 9 Currently reading

Published by American Education Publications in Middletown, Conn .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Exmoor (England),
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Monmouth"s Rebellion, 1685 -- Juvenile fiction.,
    • Monmouth"s Rebellion, 1685 -- Fiction.,
    • Robbers and outlaws -- Fiction.,
    • Adventure and adventurers -- Fiction.,
    • Exmoor (England) -- Fiction.,
    • Great Britain -- History -- 1660-1714 -- Fiction.

    • About the Edition

      In late seventeenth-century England, young John Ridd returns home to Exmoor and forms a forbidden but enduring friendship with Lorna Doone, the granddaughter of the head of the outlaw Doone clan responsible for the death of John"s father.

      Edition Notes

      StatementIllustrated by Pauline Baynes. Abridged by Olive Jones. General editor: Grace Hogarth.
      SeriesLifetime library
      ContributionsBaynes, Pauline, illus., Jones, Olive.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPZ7.B5325 Lo6
      The Physical Object
      Pagination215 p.
      Number of Pages215
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4574595M
      LC Control Number77106510

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Lorna Doone isn't a book with a blurred dividing line between good and evil and shades of grey. It is all very straightforward, with the Doones cast as upper class robbers, thieves and cut throat murderers - one of them having killed John's father while he was still a child - and the ordinary people the heroes and heroines with John chosen by Cited by: 6.

Lorna Doone, a Romance in Exmoor is a beautiful romance and adventure story set in the South West of England during the Monmouth Rebellion. Set against this historical background, this beautiful novel tells the story of young John Ridd who as he grows into manhood and rights the wrong done to his family and parish by a group of noble outlaws and at the same time winning the hand and heart of /5.

Lorna Doone is a classic that deserves five stars because of its beauty - beauty of characterization, beauty of depiction of an era, beauty of description of love of place. There are few narrators that are more lovable than John Ridd, the protagonist of this great romance and adventure/5().

Directed by Mike Barker. With Neil Finnighan, Jack Baverstock, Trevor Cooper, Aidan Gillen. Against a backdrop of political and religious upheaval, a farmer falls in love with the "queen" of the notorious Doone clan --a family that he has sworn vengeance on/10(K). John Ridd watches as his father is killed by Lorna Doone.

book feared clan, the Doones, and swears to avenge his death. Years later, when he meets the beautiful Lorna the attraction is instant, but when Lorna later reveals herself to be a Doone, John is horrified.

John realizes he cannot fight the love growing between them and he must rescue her from becoming the unwilling bride of her ruthless cousin. Lorna Doone, the character, is a little too good to be true-to-life. But John Ridd, the narrator/suitor is well aware of his own faults and more than makes up for Lorna's perfection.

I still rooted for Lorna despite her annoying flawlessness. It took me a /5(48). Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg.

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You can also read the full text online using our ereader.4/5(1). Lorna Doone is the tale of a young boy, John Ridd, whose father is killed by Scottish outlaws – the Doones. Exiled to a remote part of Exmoor (which is in England’s West Country and now a National Park), they rob travellers and local farms.

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I have trouble reading books from this time period (s) because the writing style was so different back then. But, I love the stories and characters and novelists of this time. Lorna Doone is a romance told from the perspective of the man who loves her, John Ridd/5.

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Lorna Doone is very descriptive; you can see the story unfold in front of you. It reminds me of Thomas Hardy’s writing, and, since he loved the book, this doesn’t surprise me.About Lorna Doone. First published inLorna Doone is the story of John Ridd, a farmer who finds love amid the religious and social turmoil of seventeenth-century 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.