The Prime Minister

The Prime Minister

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Having resolved to employ myself, during a prolonged residence in Portugal, in writing some work of fiction on that country, it struck me that the Times of the Marquis of Pombal would afford a good subject, untouched, as it is, by any other author. For a considerable time I delayed commencing my undertaking, almost in despair of finding the necessary materials. I wrote frequently to Lisbon to procure information, and mentioned my purpose to several Portuguese friends, who, at length, put at my disposal all the documents they possess relating to the private history of their families. From them I have composed the following work.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 180 pages
  • 216 x 279 x 10mm | 431g
  • Createspace
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1514760118
  • 9781514760116