Boswell's Presumptuous Task - Sisman, Adam

James Boswell died a disappointed man, considered by his contemporaries to be a "foolish failure". Yet today his "Life of Johnson" is esteemed as the template for modern biography and Boswell himself is regarded as a formidable, if somewhat anti-heroic intellect in his own right. Sisman provides not only an account of Boswell's life but a creative ... Read More

Boswell's Presumptuous Task 2001, Farrar Straus Giroux, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780374115616

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Boswell's Presumptuous Task 2001, Penguin Books Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9780140254211

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Boswell's Presumptuous Task 2000, Hamish Hamilton Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9780241136379

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