Start Reading

Barnaby Rudge: Illustrated Edition - Historical Novel

Ratings:
982 pages15 hours

Summary

Barnaby Rudge is a story of a forbidden love in the time of great London riots in 1780. Both Edward's father, John Chester, and Emma's uncle, the Catholic Geoffrey Haredale – these two are sworn enemies – oppose their union after Sir John untruthfully convinces Geoffrey that Edward's intentions are dishonourable. Sir John intends to marry Edward to a woman with a rich inheritance, to support John's expensive lifestyle and to pay off his debtors. Edward quarrels with his father and leaves home for the West Indies.

Read on the Scribd mobile app

Download the free Scribd mobile app to read anytime, anywhere.