Lorna Doone, a romance of Exmoor
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Illustrated with two hundred drawings.
It received acclaim from Blackmore's contemporary, Margaret Oliphant, and as well from later Victorian writers including Robert Louis Stevenson, Gerard Manley Hopkins, and Thomas Hardy. Set in Exmoor, England. John Ridd is the son of a respectable farmer who was murdered in cold blood by one of the notorious Doone clan, a once noble family, now outlaws, in the isolated Doone Valley. Battling his desire for revenge. He falls hopelessly in love with Lorna, who turns out to be not only the granddaughter of Sir Ensor Doone, but destined to marry, the impetuous, menacing, heir of the Doone Valley, Carver Doone.