About this book
Paperback edition of Tremain's latest novel, a sequel to the much-acclaimed "Restoration". Set in the 17th century, it sees Robert Merivel, physician and courtier to King Charles II, set off for the French court in search of a fresh start. "Restoration" was shortlisted for the Booker Prize, and Tremain's novel "The Road Home" won the Orange Prize. 'An unadulterated delight' "Independent"
The gaudy years of the Restoration are long gone and Robert Merivel, physician and courtier to King Charles II, sets off for the French court in search of a fresh start. But royal life at the Palace of Versailles - all glitter in front and squalor behind - leaves him in despair, until a chance encounter with the seductive Madame de Flamanville.