The History of Esmond

The History of Esmond

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Set in the reign of Queen Anne, Thackeray's novel follows the troubled progress of Henry Esmond Esq., a gentleman and an officer in Marlborough's army. He distinguishes himself in Marlborough's campaigns against Louis XIV but comes to grief in an unsuccessful attempt to depose George I in favor of the Old Pretender. He continues to wrestle with an emotional allegiance to the Old Tory-Catholic England until, disillusioned, he eventually comes to terms with the whiggish-Protestant future.show more

Product details

  • Audio cassette
  • ISIS Publishing
  • ISIS Audio Books
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Unabridged
  • Unabridged
  • 0753118254
  • 9780753118252

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706 ratings
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