Jan Pendray

Can Meg, an Innkeeper in Falmouth, draw him out of his depression?

Jan Pendray a penniless lad from Cornwall is rejected by his childhood sweetheart. A lack of status, money and pedigree means his chances of winning the heart of Anna, a girl of superior station are mired in the contradictions of a class-ridden society in 18th Century Cornwall. Desperate, he throws his hat in with the notorious smuggler John Carter who vows to help him achieve his dream. With Cornish miners facing starvation he discovers a gift of oratory that turns him into a hero of the working classes but a dangerous agitator in the eyes of those in power. Pitted against the rich, evil Peter Pendennis who woos the beautiful Anna, Jan is driven to breaking point. Can Meg, an Innkeeper in Falmouth, draw him out of his depression?