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According to Queeney

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'A stellar literary event ... written with panache and an enviable economy ... the biggest risk of her literary life' Margaret AtwoodAccording to Queeney is a masterly evocation of the last years of Dr Johnson, arguably Britain's greatest Man of Letters. The time is the 1770s and 1780s and Johnson, having completed his life's major work (he compiled the first ever Dictionary of the English Language) is running an increasingly chaotic life. Torn between his strict morality and his undeclared passion for Mrs Thrale, the wife of an old friend, According to Queeney reveals one of Britain's most wonderful characters in all his wit and glory. Above all, though, this is a story of love and friendship and brilliantly narrated by Queeney, Mrs Thrale's daughter, looking back over her life.

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Author(s):
Beryl Bainbridge
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
196x124x22
EAN-13:
9780349114477
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-13:
9780349114477
Number of items:
1
Number of pages:
244
Publisher:
Little, Brown

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'A stellar literary event ... written with panache and an enviable economy ... the biggest risk of her literary life' Margaret AtwoodAccording to Queeney is a masterly evocation of the last years of Dr Johnson, arguably Britain's greatest Man of Letters. The time is the 1770s and 1780s and Johnson, having completed his life's major work (he compiled the first ever Dictionary of the English Language) is running an increasingly chaotic life. Torn between his strict morality and his undeclared passion for Mrs Thrale, the wife of an old friend, According to Queeney reveals one of Britain's most wonderful characters in all his wit and glory. Above all, though, this is a story of love and friendship and brilliantly narrated by Queeney, Mrs Thrale's daughter, looking back over her life.

Author(s):
Beryl Bainbridge
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
196x124x22
EAN-13:
9780349114477
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-13:
9780349114477
Number of items:
1
Number of pages:
244
Publisher:
Little, Brown

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