The Life of Samuel Johnson- James Boswell

51h 1min
665 Pages
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Summary

Charming, vibrant, witty and edifying, The Life of Samuel Johnson is a work of great obsession and boundless reverence. The literary critic Samuel Johnson was 54 when he first encountered Boswell; the friendship that developed spawned one of the greatest biographies in the history of world literature. The book is full of humorous anecdote and rich characterisation, and paints a vivid picture of 18th-century London, peopled by prominent personalities of the time such as Sir Joshua Reynolds, John Wilkes, Oliver Goldsmith and David Garrick, while also giving a compelling insight into Johnson’s complex humanity – his depression, fear of death, intellectual brilliance and rough humour.
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Format:
Audiobook, E-book
Time Audiobook:
51h 1min
Pages E-book:
665
Languages:
English
Published:
01/02/2018
Publisher Audiobook:
Naxos AudioBooks
ISBN Audiobook:
9781781981030
Publisher E-Book:
BookRix
ISBN E-book:
9783736808652

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