Diary of Samuel Pepys: Selected Passages

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AUTOR
Pepys, Samuel
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6,19 MB
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Diary of Samuel Pepys: Selected Passages.pdf
ISBN
3065951593010

OPIS

The son of a London tailor, Samuel Pepys (1633–1709) rose to political and social prominence in the latter half of the 17th century. A member of Parliament and the trusted confidant of Charles II, Pepys’ (pronounced “peeps”) unabashed curiosity in all things and a commitment to recording his innermost thoughts allow readers to experience firsthand accounts of the Great Fire of London, the horrors of the Plague, as well as such details as the exhumation and display of the head of Oliver Cromwell at Westminster Hall, along with suggestive accounts of the author’s sexual dalliances. One of the most important historical records of Restoration England, the anthology is highly recommended for all collections.

A member of Parliament and the trusted confidant of Charles II, Pepys' (pronounced "peeps") unabashed curiosity in all things and a commitment to recording his innermost thoughts allow readers to experience firsthand accounts of the Great Fire of London, the ... Although the Diary of Samuel Pepys has been in the hands of the public for nearly seventy years, it has not hitherto appeared in its entirety. In the original edition of 1825 scarcely half of the manuscript was printed.

In this short anthology, selected from Samuel Pepys's famous Diary, passages are collected together by subject, providing a fresh look at some of the themes that run through the massive complete work. The son of a London tailor, Samuel Pepys (1633-1709) rose to political and social prominence in the latter half of the 17th century. A member of Parliament and the trusted confidant of Charles II, Pepys' (pronounced "peeps") unabashed curiosity in all things and a commitment to recording his innermost thoughts allow readers to experience firsthand accounts of the Great Fire of London ... Diary of Samuel Pepys: Selected Passages [PEPYS, SAMUEL] on Amazon.com.au.

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