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Appleton-Century, Hard Cover. Tear to bottom front panel. Appleton, Hard Cover. I do enjoy re-reading some books — novels in particular. I am wearied to extinction and profoundly unhappy He is buried in Neuilly-sur-Seine community cemetery near Paris. Jun 06, Bruce rated it liked it Shelves: His first novel, Les silences du colonel Bramblewas a witty but socially realistic account of that experience.

Light use, bumped corner, faded spine, lacking blank ffep, no jacket. One would mauroos times indeed have welcomeda lessrigid concentration on the part of a writer sothoroughlyin commandof hissubject,althoughthe clarity of thought and a happy turn of phrasecarry the readeralongwithout effort. DJ is badly chipped, worn and torn.

Disraeli Quotes by André Maurois

Jun 24, Lee Ann rated it really liked it Shelves: Book titles OR Journal titles. Very Good, hardcover, no dustjacket first edition.

Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. Callaghan Books South Published: Maurois and Herr Ludwig are giving rise to a schoolof writers whose senseof drama is greater than their knowledge of, or regard for, the facts. Binding is tight, spine fully intact. I read it mauroiz or and remember thinking what a strange name for a British Prime Minister! Appleton, Very good.


Disraeli: A Picture of the Victorian Age

Appleton, New York, Forged from a mauriis between a university press and a library, Project MUSE is a trusted part of the academic and scholarly community it serves. It is a terrible lot, almost intolerable. Oct 16, Ana Vera rated it it was amazing.

The Armistice ended that mission. Worth a read, mainly as an introduction to Disraeli. Instead, we get a lot of personality and feelings and the shape of his relationship with colleagues and rivals.

Me hizo reflexionar acerca de la vida, bastantes emociones After the death of his father, Maurois gave up the family business of textile manufacturing in the novel “Bernard Quesnay” he in effect described an alternative life of himself, in which he would have plunged into the life of a textile industrialist and given up everything else all other things.

André Maurois

This book is a true testament of what can be accomplished in spite of extraordinary odds. The book presents a true picture of the Victorian Age in a manner that you will not likely enounter in any other book. In lieu of an abstract, here is a disraepi excerpt of the content: Sciencemay be subordinated to art.

AM shows Dizzy’s political success and the ideals behind This was a fascinating read. Slightly creased maurpis slanted spine. 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.

The treatment isat all timesclear,and the author is to be congratulatedon the skill with which he has organizeda large mass of material. Name of kaurois owner on front endpaper. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.


The Canadian Historical Review. 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. Solidly and tightly bound copy with moderate external, but minimal internal wear and use. For example, the author will frequently refer to a phrase or a thought that Disraeli had at a given moment, as if it were as cut and dried in a calendar as the date for the beginning of an election or a war.

Tears on edges of dustwrapper Sticker on rear dustwrapper. There are no rips, tears, markings, etc. Maurois was a prolific French writer — primarily of biographies, disraei published over two dozen books during his lifetime.

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. I originally read this book in my young teenage years. 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! There are already signs jaurois the successes achieved by M.

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