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Being Shelley: The Poet's Search For Himself
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|November 4, 2008

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From Ann Wroe, a biographer of the first rank, comes a startlingly original look at one of the greatest poets in the Western tradition. Being Shelley aims to turn the poet's life inside out: rather than tracing the external events of his life, she tracks the…
A Fool And His Money: Life In A Partitioned Town In Fourteenth-century France

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Ann Wroe brings to life a rich and perplexing culture of a city physically divided-as so many communities are today-by political factions in this skillful re-creation of fourteenth-century Rodez. Notes, bibliography.
The Perfect Prince: Truth and Deception in Renaissance Europe

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In 1491, as Machiavelli advised popes and princes and Leonardo da Vinci astonished the art world, a young man boarded a ship in Portugal bound for Ireland. He would be greeted upon arrival as the rightful heir to the throne of England. The trouble was, England…
Six Facets Of Light
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|February 26, 2019

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‘She’s a genius, I believe, because she lights up every subject she touches.’ Hilary Mantel A Spectator Book of the Year Goethe claimed to know what light was. Galileo and Einstein both confessed they didn’t. On the essential nature of…
Book Of Obituaries
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|June 28, 2016

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The obituaries that appear in The Economist are remarkable because of the unpredictable selection of people to be written about, the surprising lives they lead—but also for the style in which the obituary is written. The selection for this book ranges far…
Pilate
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|October 31, 2010

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Although very little is known for certain about Pontius Pilate, the man who crucified Christ, this has not stopped writers in every age from imagining his life. In this extraordinary book, Ann Wroe recounts the lives of all our Pilates; among them the glittering…
The Perfect Prince: Truth and Deception in Renaissance Europe

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In 1491, as Machiavelli advised popes and princes and Leonardo da Vinci astonished the art world, a young man boarded a ship in Portugal bound for Ireland. He would be greeted upon arrival as the rightful heir to the throne of England. The trouble was, England…
Being Shelley: The Poet's Search for Himself
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|December 10, 2008

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From Ann Wroe, a biographer of the first rank, comes a startlingly original look at one of the greatest poets in the Western tradition. Being Shelley aims to turn the poet's life inside out: rather than tracing the external events of his life, she tracks the…