The Diaries Of A L Rowse

By: Richard Ollard

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ISBN
9780141004105
Date Released
Binding
Paperback
Pages
480
Dimensions
129 x 198mm

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A.L. Rowse - poet, historian and autobiographer - was one of the most lively and controversial figures of his age. A man who struggled from an impoverished childhood to a glittering literary career, his fascinating and gossipy diaries reveal the many sides of Rowse - whether vivid portraits of the famous people he knew, from Winston Churchill to W.H. Auden and G.M. Trevelyan; bitter denouncements of those he despised; explosions of rage over the academic recognition he believed he had been denied; and exquisitely lyrical passages on the English countryside. By turns mercurial and scandalously indiscreet, warm-hearted and generous, 'The Diaries of A L Rowse' provide a continually entertaining picture of this contradictory and ever-fascinating man.
ISBN:
9780141004105
Publication Date:
12 / 07 / 2004
Pages:
480
Dimensions:
129 x 198mm

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