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Lara, A Tale

Lara, A Tale by Lord George Gordon Byron

Lord George Gordon Byron takes readers on a captivating journey through the life of the noblewoman Lara in his novel. The story is filled with intrigue, romance, and political turmoil, as Lara navigates her way through the challenges that come with her station. Byron's poetic prose and vivid descriptions bring the setting to life, making it easy to immerse oneself in the world he has created. The character development is deep and multifaceted, leaving readers rooting for Lara as she faces betrayals and heartbreaks. Overall, Byron's masterful storytelling makes Lara, A Tale a compelling read that will keep readers turning pages until the very end.

Book Description:
This powerful poem narrates the fateful return of Count Lara to the British Isles after spending years abroad traveling the orient.

Returning to his patrimony with a retinue consisting of one foreign-born page, Count Lara resumes the management of his landed estates. Lara's first efforts are crowned with success: only to be undermined by the jealousy and envy of his his peers. After a successful duel to defend his honour, the count becomes inexorably caught up in local blood-feuds; which quickly escalate to open warfare between his own followers and the private armies of his enemies.

- Count Lara remains a bold and skillful leader: is he strong enough to triumph yet over adverse fortune?

- And what is the secret of his mysterious foreign page: who left kindred and homeland behind in order to follow Count Lara to the uttermost ends of the earth? (Introduction by Godsend)

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