The Journal of Mrs.Pepys

The Journal of Mrs.Pepys : Portrait of a Marriage

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The journal of Elizabeth Pepys, the wife of diarist Samuel, portrays the marriage, based on love, that ironically, when the two began to achieve the measure of prosperity for which they had struggled, almost foundered. But through it all Elizabeth survived, as did the marriage - until her more

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  • Hardback | 340 pages
  • 137 x 185 x 37mm | 407g
  • Headline Publishing Group
  • London, United Kingdom
  • 0747220034
  • 9780747220039

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The minutiae of daily life against the huge events of fire and plague echo the authentic diaries of Pepys but in a far more accessible form; Elizabeth is an attractive creation and this piece of "faction" makes a spirited tale Independent on Sunday It makes a very entertaining read and gives a sense of the time... It is also a novel not just of manners but the human heart The Tabletshow more

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Sara George is a highly accomplished writer whose first novel, ACID DROP, won the CWA John Creasey Award in 1975. The daughter of the man who wrote DR STRANGELOVE, she was married for many years to Rowley Leigh, the celebrated chef and food more

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