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Published June 1st by Simon Publications first published Oct 16, Ana Vera rated it it was amazing.

André Maurois

Sep 24, Gabriel Miller rated it liked it Shelves: I assume it is because they engage me without trying to teach me. Near Fine Book Edition: Biography of the renowned nineteenth century British prime minister. I would recommend this book for a historic read on the Victorian era of England and maugois one man was such an influencer on so many diverse arenas.

Muy recomendable para entender el significado del poder en las diferentes etapas de la vida. This book has been transferred to Between the Covers from another database and might not be described to our usual standards.

Disraeli Quotes by André Maurois

More specifically, this is the book upon which I based my decision to begin purchasing the series. Remains particularly well-preserved overall. John Lane The Bodley Head, AM gives a vivid sense of Dizzy’s romantic nature, idealistic mind and practical intelligence. It is not long on chronology or specific facts, but it does portray Disraeli very sympathetically and as a human being rather than just a political figure. Very Good in a Very Good dust jacket.


Maurois’s success dependson his selectionof materials, on the art with which he eliminates unessential facts.

I originally read this book in my young teenage years. Maurois’s biographyof him doesnot lie in any contributionwhich it makesto British or imperial history, or even to the facts of the life of Disraeli himself.

A Picture of the VictorianAge. Advanced Book Search Browse by Subject. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. It was very good and ,aurois of may favorites of the series. He is buried in the Neuilly-sur-Seine community cemetery near Paris. However, it’s a good read and a good introduction to Disraeli.

I am alone, with nothing to sustain me, but, occasionally, a little sympathy on paper and that grudgingly. Better World Books Ltd Condition: Refresh and try again. You will also meet Queen Victoria, who at first disliked Disraeli but later came to appreciate his knowledge and honesty.

Its strength and its weakness are the author’s risraeli license, which give the book the feel of a novel at times, rather than a dry collection of dates and facts. This made it difficult to get a real sense of Dizzy’s development. DJ glossy gold and black with praise on most of front, Maurois titles on back.

Disraeli Quotes

So I got a chuckle to myself when I found it was the correct book. Sign In Register Help Cart. AM shows Dizzy’s political success and the ideals behind it but doesn’t give any practical insight into the hows and whys of his political era.


He found hundreds of them. It was an immediate success in France. No Dust Jacket as issued. It gives an excellent view of politics in all its hurly-burly but focuses more on the man Disraeli rather than on the politics in which the man was such an accomplished participant.

Light use, bumped corner, faded spine, lacking blank ffep, no jacket.

Disraeli by Maurois, Andre

I found this book interesting but it has been years it would deserve a reread to be fair to it. His pagespresenta clear-cutpicture of Disraeli suchasfewreaderswouldhavethe persistence or the imagination to extract from the monumental work of Messrs. Tear to bottom front panel. Readable and interesting biography by the Anglophilic Frenchman, probably better known for his excellent literary criticism.

Pages and edges are clean. First Printing, February stated on copyright page.

His Maurois pseudonym became his legal name in Need new Teeth Published: