32. What is her name?’ ‘No one knows. I am waiting for you to christen her.’ Verity pushed back her hair and frowned with one eyebrow. ‘Hm . . . I should call her Darkie.’ ‘For any reason?’ ‘She has that pretty black streak. And also it is a tribute to her new owner.
Aidan Turner stars as Ross Poldark, a redcoat who returns to Cornwall after the American Revolutionary War to discover that his father is dead, his lands are ruined, and his true love is about to marry his first cousin. Also starring is Eleanor Tomlinson as the fiery servant Demelza, a strong-willed miner’s daughter who runs away from home and finds refuge in Poldark’s enlightened household.