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Readable and interesting biography by the Anglophilic Frenchman, probably better known for his excellent literary criticism. Some fraying around the top of the spine.

Appleton, New York, It gives an excellent view diisraeli politics in all its hurly-burly but focuses more on the man Disraeli rather than disrzeli the politics in which the man was such an accomplished participant. Jun 11, Chuck Heikkinen rated it really liked it.

I do not think there is realy any person much unhappier than I am, and not fantastically so. Paperbackpages. He found hundreds of them. As an aside, on researching Maurois, I found dozens of great quotes which you will no doubt be seeing over the coming months.

Lists with This Book. A wavering faith in the Empire and the dawn of a new hope both find their place in the picture. Tear to bottom front panel. It was translated and also became popular in the United Kingdom and other English-speaking countries as The Silence of Colonel Bramble. Muy recomendable para entender el significado del poder en las diferentes etapas de la vida. I was curious to read about this man I’d heard of, but knew nothing.

May 07, Jackson Cyril rated it really liked it Shelves: His aim is not to compilea work of reference,but to interpret a personality; and, for the generalreader,he hasdonethis moreeffectivelythan the authorswhom he is chargedwith plagiarizing.


Sep 21, Josiah rated it it was amazing.

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Despite being a translation, the book is engaging, with just enough wit and bon mots to make reading it a pleasure. I would recommend this book for a historic read on the Victorian era of England and how one man was such an influencer on so many diverse arenas. disareli

A Picture of the VictorianAge. Although not as comprehensive as one would expect from the life of an important British politician, one does get to know some about his personality and the trials this man overcame to succeed in a very hostile environment. Forged from a partnership between a university press and a library, Project MUSE is a trusted part of the academic and scholarly community it serves.

The book is titled: Pages and edges are clean. Fortune, fashion, fame, even power, may incr “In particular he shared with the Oriental that double sentiment of a desire for the good things of this world and a perception of their hollow emptiness” The transition from “Forti nihil difficle” to “never explain, never complain” “Perhaps and probably I ought to be pleased. Fortune, fashion, fame, even power, may increase and do heighten happiness, but they cannot create it.

Translated by Hamish Miles. Biography of the renowned nineteenth century British prime minister. Retrieved 20 March Jun 06, Bruce rated it liked it Shelves: He was a descendent of Venetian Jews, but was converted to the English church when he was a teenager. The Armistice ended that mission. Appleton and Company, Oct 16, Ana Vera rated it it was amazing. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. No trivia or quizzes yet. Advanced Book Search Browse by Subject.


Rare Book Cellar Published: Originally published, Fine purple cloth with very bright gilt lettering on front, very fine on spine, bookplate inside front cover, tiny sticker for Wellesley bookstore at bottom of first front end paper, lightly browned heavy pages.

Tears on edges of dustwrapper Disraeki on rear dustwrapper. This was a fascinating read. When Mary Anne died from cancer, I briefly convinced myself that I must have read a different book when I was young and I had purchased the series based on a complete mistake! To ask other readers questions about Disraeliplease sign eisraeli.

Spine mauroois and soiled. That keeps the book from being boring. Text block as new. In this capacity he accompanied the British Army to Belgium. I found this book interesting but it has been years it would deserve a reread to be fair to it. Clean purple silk cloth boards with bright stamped gold lettering on cover and spine.

André Maurois – Wikipedia

Since their day it has seemedas though the historianshave lost the art of capturing the public ear. In lieu of an abstract, here is a brief excerpt of the content: Binding is Cloth Bds.

Name of previous owner on front endpaper. It iseasyto say,also,that M. This made it difficult to get a real sense of Dizzy’s development. Many of his other works have also been translated into English mainly by Hamish Miles —as they often dealt with British people or topics, such as his biographies of Disraeli, Byron, and Shelley.

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