Hostage to Fortune

Hostage to Fortune : Troubled Life of Francis Bacon (1561-1626)

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Francis Bacon is one of the great figures of English history and no other single figure better deserves the description "Renaissance Man". Drawing on many previously unused sources, this biography places Bacon's long and gruelling life in both historical and intellectual context.show more

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  • Paperback | 637 pages
  • 156 x 234 x 42mm | 964.99g
  • Orion Publishing Co
  • Weidenfeld & Nicolson History
  • London, United Kingdom
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • 8pp b&w illustration
  • 0753808536
  • 9780753808535

About Lisa Jardine

Lisa Jardine is professor of Renaissance studies and director of the Centre for Humanities Interdisciplinary Research Projects at University College London.show more

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