Byron: The Last Journey April 1823-April 1824

Byron: The Last Journey April 1823-April 1824

by Harold Nicolson

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Byron: The Last Journey April 1823-April 1824 by Harold Nicolson

Lord Byron's first epic poem, "Childe Harold", was published in 1812. Only 12 years later after a life including exile, marriage and fatherhood, he died aged 36 at Missolonghi in Greece. First written in 1924, this is a narrative of the last two years of Lord Byron's life when he left Italy to help organize the fight for Greece's freedom from the Turks.

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ISBN-13: 9781853753008
Publisher: Prion
Publication date: 02/28/1999
Pages: 260
Product dimensions: 5.51(w) x 8.66(h) x (d)

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Desmond MacCarthy

The best and most entertaining biographical narrative I have read since Lytton Strachey's Eminent Victorians.

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