Lorna Doone Synopsis
Lorna Doone: A Romance of Exmoor is a novel by R. D. Blackmore, published in 1869. It is a romance based on a group of historical characters and set in the late seventeent century in Devon and Somerset, particularly around the East Lyn Valley area of Exmoor.
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About R. D. Blackmore
Richard Doddridge Blackmore (7 June 1825 – 20 January 1900), known as R. D. Blackmore, was one of the most famous English novelists of the second half of the nineteenth century. He won acclaim for vivid descriptions and personification of the countryside, sharing with Thomas Hardy a Western England background and a strong sense of regional setting in his works. Apart from his novel Lorna Doone, which has enjoyed continuing popularity, his work has gone out of print.
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