Winston Graham


Born
in Manchester, The United Kingdom
June 30, 1908

Died
July 10, 2003

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Winston Graham was the author of forty novels. His books have been widely translated and the Poldark series has been developed into two television series, shown in 22 countries. Six of Winston Graham's books have been filmed for the big screen, the most notable being Marnie, directed by Alfred Hitchcock. Winston Graham was a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature (FRSL) and in 1983 was invested an Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE). In his death, he left behind a son and daughter.

Average rating: 4.21 · 102,243 ratings · 8,093 reviews · 79 distinct worksSimilar authors
Demelza (Poldark, #2)

4.22 avg rating — 13,551 ratings — published 1946 — 62 editions
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Ross Poldark (Poldark #1)

4.10 avg rating — 24,858 ratings — published 1945 — 87 editions
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Jeremy Poldark (Poldark, #3)

4.19 avg rating — 10,347 ratings — published 1950 — 47 editions
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Warleggan (Poldark, #4)

4.29 avg rating — 8,184 ratings — published 1953 — 41 editions
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The Black Moon (Poldark, #5)

4.27 avg rating — 7,188 ratings — published 1973
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The Four Swans (Poldark, #6)

4.26 avg rating — 6,567 ratings — published 1976 — 33 editions
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The Angry Tide (Poldark, #7)

4.38 avg rating — 5,985 ratings — published 1978 — 35 editions
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The Miller's Dance (Poldark...

4.22 avg rating — 4,400 ratings — published 1982 — 19 editions
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The Stranger from the Sea (...

4.07 avg rating — 4,915 ratings — published 1981 — 31 editions
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The Loving Cup (Poldark, #10)

4.29 avg rating — 4,122 ratings — published 1984 — 18 editions
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“The greatest thing is to have someone who loves you and—and to love in return.”
Winston Graham, Ross Poldark

“Autumn lingered on as if fond of its own perfection.”
Winston Graham, Ross Poldark

“When you bring an idealised relationship down to the level of an ordinary one it isn't necessarily the ordinary one that suffers'.”
Winston Graham, Warleggan
tags: love

Polls

January 2017 New School Classic Poll

 
  48 votes, 19.2%

Fight Club by Chuck Palahniuk - 218 pgs, 1996
 
  38 votes, 15.2%

 
  34 votes, 13.6%

The Jungle by Upton Sinclair - 412 pgs, 1905
 
  27 votes, 10.8%

Ross Poldark by Winston Graham - 400 pgs, 1945
 
  17 votes, 6.8%

Captain Blood by Rafael Sabatini, 236 pgs, 1922
 
  16 votes, 6.4%

 
  16 votes, 6.4%

Love Medicine by Louise Erdrich, 367 pgs, 1984
 
  12 votes, 4.8%

Winesburg, Ohio by Sherwood Anderson - 240 pgs, 1919
 
  10 votes, 4.0%

The Tartar Steppe by Dino Buzzati, 198 pgs, 1940
 
  8 votes, 3.2%

 
  8 votes, 3.2%

 
  6 votes, 2.4%

The Vagabond by Colette - 252 pgs, 1910
 
  6 votes, 2.4%

Fer-de-Lance by Rex Stout, 285 pgs, 1934
 
  4 votes, 1.6%

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