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The Life of Samuel Johnson

James Boswell - Author

David P. Womersley - Editor

David P. Womersley - Introduction by

David P. Womersley - Notes by

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ISBN 9780140436624 | 1408 pages | 19 Nov 2008 | Penguin Classics | 5.31 x 8.50in | 18 - AND UP
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The most complete edition ever published of the iconic Biography

WIDELY REGARDED as the finest literary biography ever published, James Boswell’s Life of Samuel Johnson reveals a man of outsized appetites and private vulnerabilities, and is the source of much of what we know about one of the towering figures of English literature. This new edition collates and corrects the textual inaccuracies of previous versions, returning to the original manuscript in order to present a definitive edition of this landmark text.