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That Singular Person Called Lear Susan Chitty

That Singular Person Called Lear By Susan Chitty

That Singular Person Called Lear by Susan Chitty


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A biography of Edward Lear

That Singular Person Called Lear Summary

That Singular Person Called Lear by Susan Chitty

Born in 1812, the twentieth child of a stockbroker, Edward Lear is known for his Nonsense rhymes, particularly the "Owl" and the "Pussycat". This biography offers an insight into the life of this immensely talented and deliciously eccentric man who travelled extensively but found that love and a settled home life eluded him.

That Singular Person Called Lear Reviews

Review coverage in national newspapers and magazines. Praise for That Singlar Person Called Lear: 'Deliciously amusing' THE LITERARY REVIEW 'A thorough and fascinating biography' THE SUNDAY TELEGRAPH 'An amusing biography' THE INDEPENDENT 'Very readable... Chitty recounts Lear's travels with verve and a nice eye for humorous detail' TLS '[Chitty is] as widely travelled and as witty as her subject' THE LITERARY REVIEW

About Susan Chitty

Susan Chitty read modern history at Somerville College, Oxford and has been a successful writer and biographer for many years. She has travelled widely throughout the world, but now lives in Sussex.

Additional information

GOR003067429
9780752441375
075244137X
That Singular Person Called Lear by Susan Chitty
Used - Very Good
Paperback
The History Press Ltd
2002-04-15
176
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