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Boswell"s London journal

James Boswell

Boswell"s London journal

by James Boswell

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Published by Caedmon in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementread by Anthony Quayle ; directed by Howard Sackler.
SeriesTC 1093
ContributionsQuayle, Anthony, 1913-1989., Sackler, Howard.
The Physical Object
Pagination1 sound disc :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20597360M

In , year old James Boswell left Edinburg for London. This portion of his personal journals documents the nine months that followed. Filled with detail, description, and zest for life, Boswell's London Journal provides a frank and accurate picture of both the young man and London in the early s. While many of Boswell's journals have been published, this one gained popularity for its 5/5(7). Boswells London Journal by James Boswell and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at

James Boswell, 9th Laird of Auchinleck (/ ˈ b ɒ z w ɛ l,-w əl /; 29 October – 19 May ), was a Scottish biographer, diarist, and lawyer, born in is best known for his biography of his friend and older contemporary, the English writer Samuel Johnson, which is commonly said to be the greatest biography written in the English e works: Life of Johnson.   The famous Journal he kept during the next nine months is an intimate account of his encounters with the high-life and the low-life in London. Frank and confessional as a personal portrait of the young Boswell, the Journal is also revealing as a vivid portrayal of life in 18th-century : Saland Publishing.

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It covers the time from Novemto August 4,beginning with Boswell's departure from Edinburgh, and ending with his last day in. BOSWELL, James.

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