Shelley and His World

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Scribner, Jan 1, 1980 - Biography & Autobiography - 128 pages
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A pictorial biography of Percy Bysshe Shelley reveals how the great English poet rejected orthodoxy in his personal life as well as in his subject matter, chronicling his life and struggles and analyzing his alienation from family and society

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User Review  - siri51 - LibraryThing

The illustrations, portraits and sketches throughout this hard copy edition really added to the story giving context of people and place. The high infant mortality rate at the time was so sad for the ... Read full review

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An amazing read about a truly charismatic individual. Beautifully written. I always enjoy Claire Tomalin, she writes it as if she were there. Wonderful. Read full review


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About the author (1980)

Claire Tomalin's books include Thomas Hardy: The Time Torn Man and The Poems of Thomas Hardy. She lives in London.

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