Diary of Samuel Pepys: Selected Passages by Samuel PepysDiary of Samuel Pepys: Selected Passages by Samuel Pepys

Diary of Samuel Pepys: Selected Passages

bySamuel Pepys

Paperback | December 14, 2004

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A member of Parliament and the trusted confidant of Charles II, Pepys' unabashed curiosity allows readers to experience firsthand accounts of the Great Fire of London, the horrors of the Plague, the display of the head of Oliver Cromwell at Westminster Hall, along with suggestive accounts of the author's sexual dalliances.
Samuel Pepys was an English naval administrator and Member of Parliament who is now most famous for the diary he kept for a decade while still a relatively young man. By his hard work and his talent for administration, he rose to be the Chief Secretary to the Admiralty under both King Charles II and King James II. The detailed private ...
Title:Diary of Samuel Pepys: Selected PassagesFormat:PaperbackDimensions:288 pages, 8.25 × 5.19 × 0.68 inPublished:December 14, 2004Publisher:Dover PublicationsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0486436675

ISBN - 13:9780486436678

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from a must read wonderful descriptions that make you see, hear, smell and taste London as it was, incredible, and you can go to London and still find many of the places he talks about.
Date published: 2009-02-04