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According to Queeney

Bainbridge, Beryl

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ISBN 10: 0316858676 / ISBN 13: 9780316858670
Editorial: Little, Brown, London, UK, 2001
Condición: Fine Encuadernación de tapa dura
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A true UK first edition / first printing. A really nice copy of this fine novel, about Samuel Johnson and Hester Thrale. Not price-clipped, or ex-libris. No inscriptions. The book block is tight and square, and the bookmarker ribbon is intact. Excellent. N° de ref. de la librería 000435

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Título: According to Queeney

Editorial: Little, Brown, London, UK

Año de publicación: 2001

Encuadernación: Hard Cover

Condición del libro:Fine

Condición de la sobrecubierta: Fine

Edición: First Edition

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Beryl Bainbridge's latest novel is a masterly evocation of the last years of Dr Johnson, arguably Britain's greatest Man of Letters. The time is the 1770s and 1780s and Johnson, having completed his life's major work (he compiled the first ever Dictionary of the English Language) is running an increasingly chaotic life. Torn between his strict morality and his undeclared passion for Mrs Thrale, the wife of an old friend, ACCORDING TO QUEENEY reveals one of Britain's most wonderful characters in all his wit and glory. Above all, though, this is a story of love and friendship and brilliantly narrated by Queeney, Mrs Thrale's daughter, looking back over her life.A few of Johnson quotes:*Marriage has many pains, but celibacy has no pleasures*No man but a blockhead ever wrote, except for money *When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life

About the Author:

Beryl Bainbridge wrote seventeen novels, two travel books and five plays for stage and television, she was shortlisted for the Booker Prize five times, and won literary awards including the Whitbread Prize and the Author of the Year Award at the British Book Awards. She died in July 2010.

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