By (author) Lady Mary Wortley Montagu
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Selected Letters by Lady Mary Wortley Montagu
Book DescriptionA revised selection of Lady Montagu's letters. Besides presenting a vivid picture of manners in a picturesque age, they contain a unique series of impressions from foreign courts seldom visited and nowhere else so intimately described. Lady Mary was the wife of a popular ambassador and, wielding the charm of a strong personality, was enabled to see and hear many things of which the ordinary traveler, or resident abroad, knew-and knows-little or nothing. Originally written, for the most part, to her sisters, her daughter, or to very intimate friends, her Letters are unusually detailed and frank. She was a keen observer, not superior to the love of gossip with a quick eye for the telling features of a story or situation, and an easy, effective style.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780140434903
(199mm x 133mm x 34mm)
Imprint: Penguin Classics
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Publish Date: 30-Jan-1997
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Author Biography - Lady Mary Wortley Montagu
Lady Mary Wortley Montagu (1689-1762) was a brilliant English writer and essayist of the 18th Century.
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