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    • An Introduction to James Boswell's The Life of Samuel Johnson

    • By: David Timson, Peter Wickham
    • Narrated by: David Timson
    • Length: 18 mins
    • Original Recording
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    David Timson talks about the relationship between Samuel Johnson and James Boswell - how they met, their unlikely friendship, and extensive conversations - and the composition of Boswell's The Life of Samuel Johnson, one of the greatest biographies in the history of world literature. 

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    • An Introduction to Giacomo Casanova's "The Story of My Life"

    • By: Anthony Anderson, Peter Wickham
    • Narrated by: Peter Wickham
    • Length: 14 mins
    • Original Recording
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    Peter Wickham talks about the infamous libertine Giacomo Casanova, and his explosive autobiography, The Story of My Life. Perhaps best known for his serial womanizing, Casanova led an extraordinary life with many wild and incredible adventures, many of which are contained in The Story of My Life. Listen to The Story of My Life, read by Peter Wickham. 

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