A Reprint of Poetry and Prose for Book Lovers, Chosen in Part from Scarce Editions and Sources Not Generally Known, Vol. 8 (Classic Reprint)
Excerpt from A Reprint of Poetry and Prose for Book Lovers, Chosen in Part From Scarce Editions and Sources Not Generally Known, Vol. 8 O the controversy now raging over Mr. William Ernest Henley's alleged malefeasance towards bis dead friend we bave no wisb to allude save in passing. It may be pointed out, bowever, tbat wisely or not an everlasting service to the memory of one greater tban Stevenson, to Robert 'burns tbc Man as well as 'poet, - was rendered by tbis same Henley wbicb at tbc time was just as bitterly resented by all advocates of latb-and-plaster biograpby. And yet wben all is said, and we believe it needed saying, one may still love tbc real Lewis tbat we knew, wbile tbe adorable monster of family fiction and financially interested friends becomes as it sbould become a very negligible quantity. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.
- Paperback | 464 pages
- 152 x 229 x 24mm | 617g
- 24 Jan 2018
- Forgotten Books
- 15 Illustrations; Illustrations, black and white