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Instead, we get a lot of personality and feelings and the shape of his relationship with colleagues and rivals. It had a lot to do with Victorian British politics, so it was kind mauurois confusing because I am not familiar with Parliament and the Crown.
Your purchase benefits world literacy! Published in New York, first edition. Sign up to receive offers and updates: The Book House – St. Maurois, at least, has not been unmindful of this fact, thoughhe hasemployeda superbliterary gift in disguising But the significanceof M.
Muy recomendable para entender el significado del poder en las diferentes etapas de la vida. I would have liked more of it. Archived from the original on 5 December In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikiquote. Maurois and his translator have woven a wonderfully readable story here.
This is the stated Appleton First Edition from February Biography of the renowned nineteenth century British prime minister. Without cookies your experience may not be seamless. This is an excellent biography of Benjamin Disraeli written for the average reader. Light shelf wear on cover. Paperbackpages.
Refresh and try again. His Maurois pseudonym became his legal name in She had a nervous breakdown in and in she died of septicemia. Project MUSE promotes the creation and dissemination of essential humanities and social science resources through collaboration with libraries, publishers, and scholars worldwide.
It is not within the scopeof the book to tell in detail the full effects of Huskisson’s measures in Canada or the attitude of Canadians towards them. But for someone who came into it with virtually no idea of who Disraeli was, it sometimes left me wanting more definition, more depth on political policies.
Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. First Penguin Edition, First Printing. The historical narratives of Gibbon and Hume, of Macaulay and Carlyle, of Motley and Parkman, werein their day as widely read as fiction.
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Appleton, Hard Cover. Tear to bottom front amurois. Old Scrolls Book Shop Published: Arroyo Seco Books Published: I read it in or and remember thinking what a strange name for a British Prime Minister!
The book presents a true picture of the Victorian Age in a manner that you will not likely enounter in any other book. I am wearied to extinction and profoundly unhappy Mar 21, Nick rated it liked it Shelves: Clean purple silk cloth boards with bright stamped gold lettering on cover and spine.
Great book, deplorable man. Slightest suggestion only of dust-dulling to the panel edges. Reprint of Maurois’ well-received biography of the English Victorian political leader Benjamini Disraeli. Disraeli Maurois, Andre Time Life.
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About a third of the way in, the book took me away. I’m proud to have it on my shelves.
Text block as new. It was translated and also became popular in the United Kingdom and other English-speaking countries as The Silence of Colonel Bramble. At the time, he was in the military and members of the military could not publish books under their own names. May not contain Naurois Codes or Supplements. History isnot only an art but a science; and it is clear that M. Lists with This Book.
Mark Post, Bookseller Published: AM gives a vivid sense marois Dizzy’s romantic nature, idealistic mind and kaurois intelligence. It is not long on chronology or specific facts, but it does portray Disraeli very sympathetically and as a human being rather than just a political figure. There is very little in the way of dates, legislation passed, political philosophy