The Curious World of Samuel Pepys and John Evelyn [Audiobook] download free by Margaret Willes

The Curious World of Samuel Pepys and John Evelyn Audiobook download free by Margaret Willes
  • Listen audiobook: The Curious World of Samuel Pepys and John Evelyn
  • Author: Margaret Willes
  • Release date: 2017/3/22
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Biography
  • ISBN: 9780300221398
  • Rating: 9.77 of 10
  • Votes: 412
  • Review by: Logan Cheek
  • Review rating: 7.59 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/11/26
  • Duration: 3H51M3S in 256 kbps (60.8 MB)
  • Date of creation of the audiobook: 2018-09-07
  • You can listen to this audiobook in formats: WMA, FLAC, AC3, MPEG-4 ALS, MPEG4, MP3, WAV (compression RAR, ZIP, LHA, 7-ZIP, TBZ2)
  • Total pages original book: 304
  • Includes a PDF summary of 31 pages
  • Duration of the summary (audio): 24M24S (6.2 MB)
  • Description or summary of the audiobook: An intimate portrait of two pivotal Restoration figures during one of the most dramatic periods of English history Samuel Pepys and John Evelyn are two of the most celebrated English diarists. They were also extraordinary men and close friends. This first full portrait of that friendship transforms our understanding of their times. Pepys was earthy and shrewd, while Evelyn was a genteel aesthete, but both were drawn to intellectual pursuits. Brought together by their work to alleviate the plight of sailors caught up in the Dutch wars, they shared an inexhaustible curiosity for life and for the exotic. Willes explores their mutual interests-diary-keeping, science, travel, and a love of books-and their divergent enthusiasms, Pepys for theater and music, Evelyn for horticulture and garden design. Through the richly documented lives of two remarkable men, Willes revisits the history of London and of England in an age of regicide, revolution, fire, and plague to reveal it also as a time of enthralling possibility.
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Modern History To 20th Century: C 1700 To C 1900, Biography: Literary, Biography: Historical, Political & Military
  • Download servers: Hotfile, Dropbox, 4Shared, Filedropper, BitShare. Compressed in RAR, ZIP, LHA, 7-ZIP, TBZ2
  • Format: Hardback
  • Approximate value: 30.91 USD
  • Dimensions: 156x235x33.02mm
  • Weight: 771g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: United States

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