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The Life of Samuel Johnson

James Boswell


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Other Editions of This Title:
Hardcover (10/25/2015)
Hardcover (10/24/2015)
Paperback (3/30/2014)
Hardcover (3/29/2014)
Hardcover (10/20/2015)
Hardcover (12/7/2015)
Hardcover (10/25/2015)
Compact Disc (10/20/2017)


This is a biography of Dr. Samuel Johnson written by James Boswell. It is regarded as an important stage in the development of the modern genre of biography; many have claimed it as the greatest biography written in English. While Boswell's personal acquaintance with his subject only began in 1763, when Johnson was 54 years old, Boswell covered the entirety of Johnson's life by means of additional research.

Spire Books, 9781515428633, 450pp.

Publication Date: April 3, 2018