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Pierre Loti

Author: Richard M Berrong
Publisher: London : Reaktion Books Ltd, 2018. ©2018
Series: Critical lives (London, England)
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Few authors have led lives as interesting as the French novelist and travel writer Pierre Loti (1850-1923); nor have they worked harder to make it appear even more romantic than it already was. As a career officer in the French navy, Loti participated in expeditions that took him to places that even today seem exotic to Westerners. For four decades he published a series of novels, travelogues and autobiographical  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Named Person: Pierre Loti; Pierre Loti
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard M Berrong
ISBN: 9781780239958 1780239955
OCLC Number: 1022492651
Description: 216 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 20 cm.
Series Title: Critical lives (London, England)
Responsibility: Richard M. Berrong.

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A new biography of the extravagant, colourful French novelist and travel writer Pierre Loti, describing his lifetime of adventuring, his often very public private life, and his friendships with  Read more...

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"Wonderfully illustrated. . . . For all the documentation of this extremely well-researched and absorbing book, Loti remains a sphinx--a poignat sphinx, though Berrong certainly accomplishes what he Read more...

 
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