Demelza A Novel of Cornwall, 1788-1790By Winston Graham
Demelza Carne, the impoverished miner's daughter rescued from a fairground rabble by Ross Poldark, is now his wife. But events are set to test their marriage and their love ...Demelza's efforts to adapt to the ways of the gentry - and of her husband - bring her confusion and heartache, despite her joy in the birth of their first child, whilst Ross begins a bitter struggle for the rights of the mining communities, sowing the seed of an enduring enmity with the powerful George Warleggan. Demelza is the second novel in Winston Graham's sweeping saga of Cornish life in the eighteenth century. First published in 1945, the 'Poldark' series has twice been adapted for television and has enthralled readers for over seventy years. With an introduction by Liz Fenwick.