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James Boswell

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    • The Life of Samuel Johnson

    • By: James Boswell
    • Narrated by: David Timson
    • Length: 51 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 19
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 18
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 17

    The book is full of humorous anecdote and rich characterization, and paints a vivid picture of 18th-century London, peopled by prominent personalities of the time....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Wonderful!

    • By Tad Davis on 02-02-18

    Regular price: $41.99

    • Boswell's London Journal

    • By: James Boswell
    • Narrated by: Anthony Quayle
    • Length: 55 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 12
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 9
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 9

    Frank and confessional as a personal portrait of the young Boswell, the Journal is also revealing as a vivid portrayal of life in 18th-century London....

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Myriad Problems immediately recognized

    • By Francois Babeuf on 12-30-16

    Regular price: $7.22

    • The Life of Samuel Johnson

    • By: James Boswell
    • Narrated by: Bernard Mayes
    • Length: 43 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 49
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 43
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 44

    James Boswell forever changed the genre of biography when he painstakingly transformed a scholarly profusion of detail into a perceptive, lifelike portrait of Dr. Samuel Johnson....

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • At least one huge gap

    • By Frank on 01-27-14

    Regular price: $34.96

    • A Life of Johnson

    • By: James Boswell
    • Narrated by: Billy Hartman
    • Length: 2 hrs and 36 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 14
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 4

    Boswell's biography of his friend and hero Samuel Johnson is an acknowledged classic, full of humorous anecdote and rich characterization. Johnson's complex humanity....

    Regular price: $11.19

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