Mr Foote's Other Leg: Comedy, Tragedy and Murder in Georgian London

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In 1776 Foote's was the most talked-of name in the English-speaking world. By 1777 it was almost unmentionable. Samuel Foote, friend of David Garrick and Dr Johnson, is the greatest lost figure of the eighteenth century; his story defies belief and has only been forgotten for reasons both laughable and shocking. Foote's rise to fame was based on three unrelated accidents: his extraordinary gifts as an impressionist, a murder within his family which he turned into a true-crime bestseller, and the loss of his leg after a ...

Mr Foote's Other Leg: Comedy, Tragedy and Murder in Georgian London 2013, Picador, London

ISBN-13: 9780330517843

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Mr Foote's Other Leg: Comedy, Tragedy and Murder in Georgian London 2012, Picador, London

ISBN-13: 9780330517836

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