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Peveril of the Peak by Walter Scott

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Peveril of the Peak
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Publisher: George Routledge
ISBN/ASIN: 0748605789
Number of pages: 609

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Set against the backdrop of the Popish Plot to overturn Charles II, Peveril of the Peak explores the on-going tensions between Cavalier and Puritan loyalties during the fraught years of Restoration England. Ranging from Derbyshire to the Isle of Man and culminating in London it is a novel which interweaves political intrigue, personal responsibilities and the ways in which the forces of history are played out in the struggles of individual human lives.

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