The Life of the Duke of Marlborough (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

The Life of the Duke of Marlborough (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

by Edward Thomas

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Overview

This absorbing 1915 biography, written in a brisk conversational style, was penned by the influential English poet as he contemplated enlisting in the Great War. Thomas covers the life and times of John Churchill, the First Duke of Malrborough (1650-1722), whose career spanned five monarchs, and who fell from grace during the political battles of Tory versus Whig.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781411454934
Publisher: Barnes & Noble
Publication date: 05/31/2011
Series: Barnes & Noble Digital Library
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 340
Sales rank: 1,162,682
File size: 328 KB
Age Range: 3 Months to 18 Years

About the Author

Philip Edward Thomas (1878-1917) was born in London to a Welsh family. Considered one of Britain’s finest poets, he enlisted in the Artists’ Rifles to fight the Great War, and died as a result of combat injuries suffered in France. His poems, almost all produced during the war, were collected in 1920. He was also a prolific book critic and nature writer.

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