The Life of Samuel Johnson
by James Boswell and Christopher Hibbert and Christopher Hibbert


Overview - Notoriously and self-confessedly intemperate, Boswell shared with Johnson a huge appetite for life and threw equal energy into recording its every aspect in minute but telling detail. This irrepressible Scotsman was 'always studying human nature and making experiments', and the marvelously vivacious Journals he wrote daily furnished him with first-rate material when he came to write his biography.  Read more...

 
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Overview
Notoriously and self-confessedly intemperate, Boswell shared with Johnson a huge appetite for life and threw equal energy into recording its every aspect in minute but telling detail. This irrepressible Scotsman was 'always studying human nature and making experiments', and the marvelously vivacious Journals he wrote daily furnished him with first-rate material when he came to write his biography.

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780140431162
  • ISBN-10: 0140431160
  • Publisher: Penguin Books
  • Publish Date: August 1979
  • Page Count: 384
  • Dimensions: 7.62 x 5.18 x 0.84 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.62 pounds

Series: Penguin Classics

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