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Between the years of 1762 and 1763, James Boswell kept a journal of his time in London. During his time, he met the renowned writer, moralist, and lexicographer Samuel Johnson, with whom Boswell would form a close relationship. This account, told with much detail and candor, was one of the various journals written by Boswell, but it is the journal that has undergone the least amount of censorship, leading it, and the racy material within, to be deemed a best seller upon publication.

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THIS ISNT THE WHOLE BOOK

I'm so mad I paid for this. I cant believe they would lie and give me a patchy book.

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outrageous but fascinating

Took me a while to adapt to the rather quirky reading performance but eventually i thought it was just right. Audible's insistence on the "story" category makes no sense here. But, whatever category the text properly belongs in its a most unusual insight into the private thoughts of a leading figure from the 18th century culture of enlightenment politeness. Its hard to believe this is the same Boswell that wrote The Life.