Lorna Doone – by R. D. Blackmore - 1968
First published in the "Bankcroft Classics" 1968
Lorna Doone is a historical novel written by R.D. Blackmore. The book is set in the late 17th century and is based off several historical characters. The action centers around Ridd, a young man who is set on revenge for the murder of his father. R.D. Blackmore was a prominent English author in the late 19th century. Blackmore has often been referred to as the last Victorian author and his classic novel Lorna Doone is still widely read today.