The History Of Henry Esmond

  • W.M. Thackeray

  • ISBN: 9781445058504

£37.99

Set in the reign of Queen Anne, Thackeray's novel follows the troubled progress of Henry Esmond Esq., a gentleman and an officer in Marlborough's army. Enamoured of the Jacobite Lady... more

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Set in the reign of Queen Anne, Thackeray's novel follows the troubled progress of Henry Esmond Esq., a gentleman and an officer in Marlborough's army. Enamoured of the Jacobite Lady Castlewood and her wayward daughter Beatrix, he distinguishes himself in Marlborough's campaigns against Louis XIV, but comes to grief in an ingenious but ultimately unsuccessful attempt to depose George I in favour of the Old Pretender. He continues to wrestle with an emotional allegiance to the Old Tory-Catholic England until, disillusioned, he eventually comes to terms with the whiggish-Protestant future.
The History Of Henry Esmond by W.M. Thackeray, narrated by Gordon Griffin

Genre
Classics

ISBN(s)
Audio MP3 CD: 9781445058504
(01 Apr 2016)

Narrator(s)
Audio MP3 CD: Gordon Griffin

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