BYRON IN LOVE: A Short Daring Life

Editorial Review - Kirkus - Jane Doe

A concise, humorous analysis of Lord Byron as archetypal lover and "embodiment of Everyman."Novelist O'Brien (The Light of Evening, 2006, etc.) revels in describing the excesses of the poet's larger-than-life personality. The precocious George Gordon Byron (1788-1824) was translating Horace at the age of six, read the entire Old Testament before he was eight and went on to attend Harrow and ... Read full review

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User Review  - ea - Goodreads

I gave up on this book. I will tell you why with a joyously annoyed review when I have the emotional energy for it. The short of it is: what a petty, shallow gesture of exploration of a person who did not need to seem even MORE petty and shallow. Read full review

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