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Victor Hugo: His Life and Works by G. Barnett Smith
 
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G. Barnett Smith
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Ward and Downey 1885
This volume is a complete survey of the life and work of the most celebrated Frenchman of the nineteenth century. This is the only book which relates the full story of his life, and now traces to its close his literary career.
Tolstoi as Man and Artist, with an Essay on Dostoievski by Dmitry Sergeyevich Merezhkovsky
 
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Dmitry Sergeyevich Merezhkovsky
Publisher
Westminster Constable 1902
In the case of both Tolstoi and Dostoievski, but especially in the case of Tolstoi, their works are so bound up with their lives, with the personality of each author, that we cannot speak of the one without the other. Before studying them as artists, thinkers, or preachers, we...
Mark Twain's Burlesque Autobiography by Mark Twain
 
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Ebooks May 23, 2022 3

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Mark Twain
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1817
" I was born without teeth -- and there Richard III had the advantage of me; but I was born without a humpback, likewise, and there I had the advantage of him. My parents were neither very poor nor conspicuously honest. "
Oscar Wilde, His Life and Confessions by Frank Harris
 
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Ebooks May 22, 2022 3

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Frank Harris
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F. Harris 1918
A biography of the great man, written by the Irish-American author, editor, journalist and publisher who was friendly with many well-known figures of his day. A wonderful work of art itself, no unnecessary data is wasted, no long reflexions bore us.
Herman Melville, mariner and mystic by Raymond Melbourne Weaver
 
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Raymond Melbourne Weaver
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George H. Doran co. 1921
Herman Melville (August 1, 1819 - September 28, 1891) was an American novelist, short story writer, essayist, and poet.
The Life of Charlotte Bronte by Elizabeth Gaskell
 
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Elizabeth Gaskell
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Smith, Elder & Co. 1857
Elizabeth Gaskell's biography of her close friend recounts Charlotte Bronte's life from her isolated childhood, through her years as a writer who had 'foreseen the single life' for herself, to her marriage at thirty-eight and death less than a year later.
Sir Walter Scott by Richard Holt Hutton
 
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Ebooks May 19, 2022 4

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Richard Holt Hutton
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Macmillan 1878
Sir Walter Scott, 1st Baronet (1771 - 1832) was a Scottish historical novelist, playwright, and poet, popular throughout much of the world during his time. Scott was the first English-language author to have a truly international career in his lifetime.
The Last Days of Tolstoy by V. G. Chertkov
 
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V. G. Chertkov
Publisher
William Heinemann 1922
So much misunderstanding, misrepresentation, partiality and personal prejudice has accumulated in connection with the last years and days of Leo Nikolaevitch Tolstoy's life.
 
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V. G. Chertkov
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William Heinemann 1922
So much misunderstanding, misrepresentation, partiality and personal prejudice has accumulated in connection with the last years and days of Leo Nikolaevitch Tolstoy's life.
The Man Shakespeare and his Tragic Life Story by Frank Harris
 
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Frank Harris
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Mitchell Kennerley 1909
A lively biography of England and arguably the world's greatest playwright and poet by an ardent admirer. Pursuing the thesis that a man so elusive in the few surviving documents is found full blown in very one of his works.
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