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Alexander Larman - Byron's Women - 9781784082048 - V9781784082048
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Byron's Women

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Description for Byron's Women Paperback. An iconoclastic exploration of the life of Lord Byron, viewed through the prism of the lives of nine women with whom he was intimately associated. Num Pages: 432 pages, 8pp colour illus. BIC Classification: BGH; BGL. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 129. .
One was the mother who bore him; three were women who adored him; one was the sister he slept with; one was his abused and sodomized wife; one was his legitimate daughter; one was the fruit of his incest; another was his friend Shelley's wife, who avoided his bed and invented science fiction instead. Nine women; one poet named George Gordon, Lord Byron - mad, bad and very very dangerous to know. The most flamboyant of the Romantics, he wrote literary bestsellers, he was a satirist of genius, he embodied the Romantic love of liberty (the ... Read more

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About Alexander Larman
Alexander Larman is a historian and journalist. He is the author of Blazing Star (2014), the life of Lord Rochester, and writes for the Observer, the Telegraph and the Guardian, as well as the New Statesman and the Times Literary Supplement.

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'Captivating ... Larman has created a well-researched, fascinating look at Byron's life and times' Publishers Weekly. 'Dashing, scandalous and irresistibly attractive, Byron would have been shocked to find himself not the main subject of Larman's narrative, but relegated to a supporting role in the remarkable stories of the significant women in his life' Daily Mail. 'This is no ordinary biography; ... Read more

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