The Life of Samuel Johnson by James Boswell

"The Life of Samuel Johnson" is a comprehensive biography that chronicles the life of one of the most prominent English literary figures of the 18th century. The book provides an in-depth account of Samuel Johnson's life, his literary works, and his significant contribution to English literature. It also offers a detailed portrait of his personality, his relationships, his struggles with depression and illness, and his views on a variety of subjects. The book is as much a biography of Johnson as it is a portrayal of 18th-century England.

The 221st greatest book of all time


Published
1791
Nationality
British
Type
Nonfiction
Pages
1400-1500
Words
208,000
Original Language
English

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