Winding Stair by Daphne Du Maurier
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Winding Stair
By Daphne Du Maurier

The Winding Stair

Francis Bacon, His Rise and Fall

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Winding Stair by Daphne Du Maurier

Book Description

Many accounts of the life of Francis Bacon have been written for scholars. But du Maurier's aim in this biography was to illuminate the many facets of Bacon's remarkable personality for the common reader. To her book she brought the same gifts of imagination and perception that made her earlier biography, Golden Lads, so immensely readable, siklfully threading into her narrative extracts from contemporary documents and from Bacon's own writings, and setting her account of his life within a vivid contemporary framework. This is truly history made alive.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781844080748
ISBN-10: 1844080749
Classification: Biography: historical, political & military , Western philosophy: Medieval & Renaissance, c 500 to c 1600
Format: Paperback (196mm x 125mm x 20mm)
Pages: 320
Imprint: Virago Press Ltd
Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
Publish Date: 4-May-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Daphne Du Maurier

Daphne du Maurier was born in 1906 and educated at home and in Paris. She began writing in 1928, and many of her bestselling novels were set in Cornwall, where she lived for most of her life. She was made a DBE in 1969 and died in 1989.

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