This stunning Macmillan Collectors Library edition of Demelza features an afterword by novelist Liz Fenwick. Demelza Carne, the impoverished miners daughter rescued from a fairground rabble, is now Ross Poldarks wife. But events are set to test their marriage and their love . . . Demelzas efforts to adapt to the ways of the gentry – and of her husband – bring her confusion and heartache, despite her joy at the birth of their first child. Meanwhile, Ross begins a bitter struggle for the rights of the mining communities, sowing the seed of an enduring enmity with the powerful George Warleggan. Demelza is the second novel in Winston Grahams sweeping saga of Cornish life in the eighteenth century. First published in 1945, the Poldark series has enthralled readers ever since. Designed to appeal to the book lover, the Macmillan Collectors Library is a series of beautiful gift editions of much loved classic titles. Macmillan Collectors Library are books to love and treasure.