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

Author: Ian McIntyre
Publisher: London : Constable, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Hester Thrale's relationship with Dr Johnson has been the subject of endless speculation. She was his sparring partner, his most intimate confidante, his 'Dear Mistress', and one of the most  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 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations ; 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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