Boswell's Life of Johnson
ReadHowYouWant.com, 9. dec. 2008
Published in 1791, Boswell's Life of Johnson exposes one of the most gigantic figures of English literature with unparalleled closeness and originality. He succeeded in portraying Johnson's life through lively conversations with Johnson that reflected his abundant humor and deep insight. This work details Johnson's prolific years in London, where he gained popularity as a writer, and is considered to be one of the greatest biographies ever written.
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