Eminent Victorians by Lytton Strachey

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Eminent Victorians is a book by Lytton Strachey (the oldest member of the Bloomsbury Group), first published in 1918 and consisting of biographies of four leading figures from the Victorian era. Its fame rests on the irreverence and wit Strachey brought to bear on three men and a woman who had till then been regarded as heroes and heroine. They were: Cardinal Manning, Florence Nightingale, Thomas Arnold, General Gordon.

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The 279th greatest nonfiction book of all time

This book is on the following lists:

  1. - 53rd on The Modern Library | 100 Best Nonfiction (The Modern Library)
  2. - 110 Best Books: The Perfect Library (The Telegraph)

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