The Last Essays of Elia

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Independently Published, Aug 3, 2017 - History - 210 pages
The book collects 25 essays written by Charles Lamb. They are: 01. Blakesmoor In H ---Shire 02. Poor Relations 03. Stage Illusion 04. To the Shade of Elliston 06. Detached Thoughts on Books and Reading 07. The Old Margate Hoy08. The Convalescent09. Sanity Of True Genius10. Captain Jackson11. The Superannuated Man12. The Genteel Style In Writing13. Barbara S-----14. The Tombs In The Abbey, In a letter to R. H. Esq.15. Amicus Redivivus16. Sonnets Of Sir Philip Sydney17. Newspapers Thirty-Five Years Ago18. Barrenness Of The Imaginative Faculty In The Productions Of Modern Art19. Rejoicings On the New Year's Coming Of Age20. The Wedding21. The Child-Angel, A Dream22. A Death-Bed, In a letter to R. H. Esq. of B. 23. Old China 24. Confessions Of A Drunkard 25. Popular Fallacies

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Oh, my, these are hilarious! A collection of essays by Lamb's imaginary friend, an eclectic, off-beat and highly opinionated persona. The preface, bemoaning the death of the imaginary friend while ... Read full review

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