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Description - The Pied Piper of Hamelin by Robert Browning

The title of this book is Pied Piper of Hamelin and is written by author Robert Browning. The book Pied Piper of Hamelin is published by Random House USA Inc. The ISBN of this book is 9780679428121 and the format is Hardback. The publisher has not provided a book description for Pied Piper of Hamelin by Robert Browning.

Book Details

ISBN: 9780679428121
ISBN-10: 0679428127
Format: Hardback
(222mm x 159mm x mm)
Pages: 104
Imprint: Everyman's Library USA
Publisher: Random House USA Inc
Publish Date: 2-Nov-1993
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Robert Browning

Robert Browning (1812-1889) was born in Camberwell, London, the son of a clerk in the Bank of England. The strongest influence on his education were the books in his father's extensive library, particularly the writings of Byron and Shelley. His dramatic poem Paracelsus, published in 1835, established his reputation and brought him the friendship of the actor-manager William Macready. When Macready's eldest son Willie was ill in bed, Browning wrote for the boy's entertainment the poem of The Pied Piper, a story he remembered from his own childhood. After its appearance in print in 1842, it became a children's classic, attracting new illustrators in every generation. In 1846 Robert Browning married a fellow poet, Elizabeth Barrett, eloping with her to Italy where they lived until Elizabeth's death in 1861. He them returned to England to live with his only sister Sarianna, but later he went back to Italy, where he died at the Rezzonico Palace in Venice.