Demelza Carne, the impoverished miner's daughter Ross Poldark rescued from a fairground rabble, is now his wife.
But in the events of these turbulent years test their marriage and their love.
Demelza's efforts to adapt to the ways of the gentry - and her husband - bring her confusion and heartache, despite the joy in the birth of their first child.
Ross begins a bitter struggle for the rights of the mining communities - and sows the seed of an enduring enmity with powerful George Warleggan. 'From the incomparable Winston Graham...who has everything that anyone else has, then a whole lot more' - "Guardian".
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 528 pages
- Publisher: Pan Macmillan
- Publication Date: 06/06/2008
- Category: Sagas
- ISBN: 9780330463331