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Hester : the remarkable life of Dr Johnson's 'dear mistress'

Author: Ian McIntyre
Publisher: London : Constable, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Hester Salusbury was a child prodigy. Later, as Hester Thrale, her wit and vivacity would attract the greats of the day, Joshua Reynolds, Fanny Burney, and, Boswell to the household at Streatham  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
McIntyre, Ian, 1931-
Hester.
London : Constable, 2008
(OCoLC)649527900
Named Person: Hester Lynch Piozzi; Samuel Johnson; Piozzi; Johnson; Samuel Johnson; Hester Lynch Piozzi; Samuel Johnson; Hester Lynch Piozzi
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Ian McIntyre
ISBN: 9781845294496 1845294491
OCLC Number: 244314892
Description: xiii, 450 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. ; 25 cm.
Responsibility: Ian McIntyre.

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An reassessment of [Hester] is long overdue ... Ian McIntyre has risen to the challenge, bringing to life this effervescent character and society ... Crisp and exact. Daily Telegraph An elegant and Read more...

 
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