The Angry Tide by Winston Groom audiobook

The Angry Tide: A Novel of Cornwall, 1798-1799

By Winston Graham
Read by Oliver J. Hembrough

Macmillan Audio 9780002224215

The Poldark Series: Book 7

19.14 Hours Unabridged
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*Named one of the best audiobooks of 2017 by The Times (UK)* "Narrator Oliver Hembrough's plethora of accents and voices captures the diverse characters and vivid atmosphere of this rich family saga...Variations in Hembrough's cadence and pitch enhance the drama of the story, creating an intriguing listen for lovers of historical fiction and romance." — AudioFile Magazine The Angry Tide is the seventh audiobook in Winston Graham's classic Poldark saga, now a major TV series from Masterpiece on PBS. This riveting audiobook will appeal to fans of historical fiction everywhere. Cornwall, towards the end of the 18th century. Ross Poldark sits for the borough of Truro as Member of Parliament - his time divided between London and Cornwall, his heart divided about his wife, Demelza. His old feud with George Warleggan still flares - as does the illicit love between Morwenna and Drake, Demelza's brother. Before the new century dawns, George and Ross will be drawn together by a loss greater than their rivalry - and Morwenna and Drake by a tragedy that brings them hope . . . . And with the new century comes much change in the shocking seventh installment of Winston Graham's Poldark series, The Angry Tide.

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Summary

Summary

A London Times Pick of Best Audiobooks of 2017

Winner of an AudioFile Earphones Award

*Named one of the best audiobooks of 2017 by The Times (UK)*

"Narrator Oliver Hembrough's plethora of accents and voices captures the diverse characters and vivid atmosphere of this rich family saga...Variations in Hembrough's cadence and pitch enhance the drama of the story, creating an intriguing listen for lovers of historical fiction and romance." — AudioFile Magazine

The Angry Tide is the seventh audiobook in Winston Graham's classic Poldark saga, now a major TV series from Masterpiece on PBS. This riveting audiobook will appeal to fans of historical fiction everywhere.

Cornwall, towards the end of the 18th century. Ross Poldark sits for the borough of Truro as Member of Parliament - his time divided between London and Cornwall, his heart divided about his wife, Demelza.

His old feud with George Warleggan still flares - as does the illicit love between Morwenna and Drake, Demelza's brother.

Before the new century dawns, George and Ross will be drawn together by a loss greater than their rivalry - and Morwenna and Drake by a tragedy that brings them hope . . . .

And with the new century comes much change in the shocking seventh installment of Winston Graham's Poldark series, The Angry Tide.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

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, and then a whole lot more. Guardian
A distinct pleasure and outstanding in the genre. Kirkus Reviews
"Narrator Oliver Hembrough enhances Winston Graham's stellar writing in this seventh installment of a 12-part series...Hembrough effectively delivers the vivid descriptions of Poldark's two different lives, one in cosmopolitan London and the other in Truro, where the peace of the countryside is a welcome change for him. ... embrough's skill at building suspense will terrify listeners...In contrast, a heartbreaking love letter and the recipient's prayers to God will bring tears." AudioFile, Earphones Award Winner
“Narrator Oliver Hembrough enhances Winston Graham’s stellar writing in this seventh installment of a twelve-part series..Hembrough effectively delivers the vivid descriptions of Poldark’s two different lives, one in cosmopolitan London and the other in Truro, where the peace of the countryside is a welcome change for him. Mention of characters such as Napoleon and Lord Nelson add realistic slices of history. Hembrough’s skill at building suspense will terrify listeners before a tragic mine disaster. In contrast, a heartbreaking love letter and the recipient’s prayers to God will bring tears. This is a hugely successful BBC–TV series. Winner of the AudioFile Earphones Award.” AudioFile

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Author

Author Bio: Winston Groom

Author Bio: Winston Groom

Winston Groom, a bestselling author, wrote the acclaimed Vietnam War novel Better Times Than These, the prizewinning As Summers Die, Gone the Sun, and Only. He coauthored Conversations with the Enemy, which was nominated for a 1984 Pulitzer Prize. His best known works are the #1 New York Times bestsellers Forrest Gump and Gumpisms: The Wit and Wisdom of Forrest Gump. The phenomenal hit film Forrest Gump garnered six Academy Awards, including Best Picture and Best Actor. Groom is also the author of Shrouds of Glory, an account of Confederate General John Bell Hood’s decisive actions in the lost great campaign of the Civil War. He lives in Point Clear, Alabama.

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Author Bio: Winston Graham

Author Bio: Winston Graham

Winston Graham (1908–2003) was the author of forty novels. He is the author of Marnie, which was adapted into the film directed by Alfred Hitchcock. His books have been widely translated, and his famous Poldark series has been developed into two television series in twenty-four countries. He was a fellow of the Royal Society of Literature and in 1983 was awarded the OBE.

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Details

Details

Available Formats : Digital Download, CD
Category: Fiction/Historical
Runtime: 19.14
Audience: Adult
Language: English