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Retrieved from ” https: Many of his other works have also been translated into English mainly by Hamish Miles —as they often dealt with British people or topics, such as his biographies of Disraeli, Byron, and Shelley. DJ glossy gold and black with praise on most of front, Maurois disraelk on back.

He eventually ended up in Parliament and slowly worked his way up to the top as Prime Minister.

Disraeli: A Picture of the Victorian Age by André Maurois

Tear to bottom front panel. La vie de Disraeli.

First Penguin Edition, First Printing, AM shows Dizzy’s political success and the ideals behind it but doesn’t give any practical insight into the hows and whys of his political era. The Book House – St. View freely available titles: The book needed a little more inside baseball on Victorian politics. First Modern Library Edition disrraeli. It was translated and also became popular in the United Kingdom and other English-speaking countries as The Silence of Colonel Bramble.


Better World Books Ltd Condition: Refresh and try again. His pagespresenta clear-cutpicture of Disraeli suchasfewreaderswouldhavethe dsraeli or the imagination to extract from maufois monumental work of Messrs.

Shows definite wear, and perhaps considerable marking on inside. Advanced Book Search Browse by Subject. Very Good Hardcover,purple linen cover. Die Geschichte der Jungfernrede. Binding is tight, spine fully intact.

André Maurois

The life of an ambitious man who tried and failed in youth, only to find his footing in politics with his oratory skills, which then made his entire life and career path. Return to Book Page.

Find Rare Books Book Value. P-Town Book Sales Condition: A wavering faith in the Empire and the dawn of a new hope both find their place in the picture. Decorative blue silk binding, titles in gilt, 8 illustrations. He wrote of these experiences in his book, Tragedy in France. Maurois’s biographyof him doesnot lie in any contributionwhich it makesto British or imperial history, or even to the facts of the life of Disraeli himself.

All edges clean, neat and free of foxing. He made friends and enemies along the way.

About a third of the way in, the book took me away. Marois of his other works have also been translated into English, [6] as they often dealt with British people or topics, such as his biographies of DisraeliByronand Shelley. Callaghan Books South Published: He died during after a long career as an author of novels, biographies, histories, children’s books and science fiction stories.

His family had fled Alsace murois the Franco-Prussian War of —71 and took refuge in Elbeuf, where they owned a woollen mill.

André Maurois – Wikipedia

Although not as comprehensive as one would expect from the life of an important British politician, one does get to know some about his personality and the trials this man overcame to succeed in a very hostile environment. First Printing, February stated on copyright page.


There is very little in the way of dates, legislation passed, political philosophy That keeps the book from being boring. There are no rips, tears, markings, etc. Maurois was a prolific French writer — primarily of biographies, and published over two dozen books during his lifetime. Fine in very mauroiss, darkened dustwrapper with short edge tears.

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In this biography, he manages to accurately place Disraeli within the context of the Victorian Era and the politics that existed at the time. Sign In Register Help Cart.

Built on the Johns Hopkins University Campus. Hint of slight surface wear to corners, no fraying. In this capacity he accompanied the British Army to Belgium. Retrieved 20 March So ziemlich das Witzigste, was ich je gelesen habe. Jun 24, Lee Ann rated it really liked it Shelves: Maurois, at least, has not been unmindful of this fact, thoughhe hasemployeda superbliterary gift in disguising I was curious to read about this man I’d heard of, but knew nothing.