Ex Libris Kirkland

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First Written 1935
Genre Biography
Origin UK
Publisher Arthur Barker, Ltd
My Copy Red clothbound, could be first ed. ? library bindings.
First Read November 25, 2010


After launching a new website for the Charles Williams Society, I was feeling a completist urge and picked up this little-known biography of the Earl of Rochester. I needed a better reason.

It's a pseudo-biography, but it assumes:
A. You already know who Rochester was, what he did, and the basic outlines of his life, and
B. You can think like Williams.

Since I lack the historical background, I found this nearly incomprehensible. And dull. I'll try again, and next time I'll Wikipedia Rochester first.

Noted on December 1, 2010

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