Eminent Victorians - Cardinal Manning - Florence Nightingale - Dr Arnold - General Gordon

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General Books LLC, 2010 - 166 pages

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User Review  - nmele - LibraryThing

I read Lytton Strachey years ago and felt this book had been overhyped, but rereading it in my late sixties, I found myself admiring his use of telling facts to open up the iconic facades of his four ... Read full review

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User Review  - wealhtheowwylfing - LibraryThing

Strachey was beloved by Virginia Woolf, plus it's about Victorians--two great tastes! I expect this book to be like eating peanut butter swirled into chocolate. om nom nom. Read full review

About the author (2010)

Lytton Strachey (1880-1932), among the most famous writers of his time, was a member of the Bloomsbury group and the author of a number of biographies. His Eminent Victorians, published in 1918, inaugurated a new style of biography distinguished by irony, wit, irreverence, and elegance of language. He is also the author of Elizabeth and Essex, Biographical Essays, and Literary Essays.

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