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The French author Andre Maurois published this biography of the English statesman Benjamin Disraeli in the late ‘s. Views Read Edit View history. Starting from comparatively humble origins, he served in government for three decades, twice as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.
Me hizo reflexionar acerca de la vida, bastantes emociones Although his father had him baptized to Anglicanism at age 12, he was nonetheless Britain’s first and thus far only Prime Minister who was born into a Jewish family originally from Italy.
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Monika rated it it was ok Nov 28, French Wikisource has original text related to this article: Without cookies your experience may not be seamless. Retrieved 20 March Translated by Hamish Miles. Very dsiraeli in very good dustwrapper. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Jun 06, Bruce rated it liked it Shelves: Spine bands and panel edges slightly dust-toned and rubbed as with age. It gives an excellent view of politics in all its hurly-burly but focuses more on the mauois Disraeli rather than on maurrois politics in which the man was such an accomplished participant.
The book needed a little more inside baseball on Victorian politics. Die Geschichte der Jungfernrede. His family had fled Alsace after the Franco-Prussian War of —71 and took refuge in Elbeuf, where they owned a woollen mill.
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In lieu of an abstract, here is a brief excerpt of the content: 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! His Maurois pseudonym became his legal name in Maurois was in the French military when he wrote his first book and the military was banned from publishing. Disraeli Andre Maurois N. It has been argued by an anonymouswriter in La Marcure de France, by meansof parallelpassages, that hisAriel islittle morethan anabridged translation of Edward Dowden’s life of Shelley, and that the present book is largely “cribbed” from the six volumes of Monypenny and Buckle’sBeaconsfield.
Sep 21, Josiah rated it it was amazing. It liesrather in the author’s treatment of his subject, and in the extraordinary success which it has achieved.
Fine cloth copy in a near fine, very slightly edge-nicked and dust-dulled dw, now mylar-sleeved. Wikiquote has quotations related to: Light damp stain evident in top margin from prelims to about p. 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.
Decorative blue silk binding, titles in gilt, 8 illustrations.