We follow the story of Ross and Demelza Poldark, their friends, family and enemies through marriages, deaths, children, disaster, war, politics tragedy and love set in Cornwall divided by class systems and poverty and further threatened by the French revolution.
So the BBC made me start reading Poldark. And book one was pretty good. But since then… I’ve read very little else! Partly because I was terribly bored by the other book I was reading but largely because the books are just BRILLIANT!! I’m just finished book seven, and don’t know how long I’ll be able to resist downloading number eight to the kindle. Here are some reasons I think it’s brilliant: