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The Verneys

A True Story of Love, War, and Madness in Seventeenth-Century England

Adrian Tinniswood - Author

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ISBN 9781594483097 | 592 pages | 06 May 2008 | Riverhead | 6.10 x 9.05in | 18 - AND UP
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“This is surely the way history really works, colliding into our quotidian lives and then ricocheting away again.”
—The New York Times

“[A] wonderfully engaging biography...Tinniswood has brought the Verneys to life in robustly vivid style.”
—Guardian

“A wonderful family saga...a model for how biography and social history...can be made to work magnificently together.”
—The Economist

“More real-life melodramas than a Restoration tragedy.”
—Kirkus Reviews

“A compelling drama of marriage, death, madness, adventure and travel...[a] very engaging book.”
—Sunday Times (UK)


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