The diary of Samuel Pepys: a new and complete transcription. 1660

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Bell & Hyman, 1970 - Biography & Autobiography - 348 pages
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And so I've come to the end of The Diary of Samuel Pepys which I began reading six months ago (interspersed with many other books). Rather than write a review for each volume, I've decided to write ... Read full review

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Walter Isaacson said that Ben Franklin was the Founding Father ‘that winks at us’. Samuel Pepys was the first historical robust rascal I read that had a wicked, witty sense of humor that shines clear ... Read full review

Contents

PUBLISHERS NOTE
ix
The Diarist
xvii
a The Manuscript b The Short
xli
Copyright

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About the author (1970)

Robert Latham was Pepys Librarian at Magdalene College, Cambridge. In addition to editing the eleven volumes of "The Diary of Samuel Pepys", he was the editor of the acclaimed "Shorter Pepys" (1985) and "A Pepys Anthology" (1988), both published by University of California Press. William Matthews was Professor of English at the University of California, Los Angeles.