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Brief Lives written by John Aubrey performed by Brian Cox on Audio CD (Abridged)

Brief Lives written by John Aubrey performed by Brian Cox on Audio CD (Abridged)
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ISBN:  9626340436
Genre - Main:  Non-Fiction
Genre - Specific:  Biography
Duration:  158 mins
Length:  Abridged
Author:  John Aubrey
Performer 1:  Brian Cox

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William Shakespeare, Sir Walter Raleigh, Thomas Hobbes - three of the greatest Englishmen who ever lived. They, and many others, are here remembered by another great Englishman, John Aubrey, whose "Brief Lives" are some of the wittiest and most moving miniature portraits ever written. Aubrey - a scholar, antiquarian and close observer of both the foibles and the courage of his contemporaries - lived through...

the upheavals of the English Civil War in the 17th century. His little biographies are amusing, ribald, moving; a testament to the brevity of human existence, and one of the most precious relics of a distant age. William Shakespeare, Sir Walter Raleigh, Thomas Hobbes - three of the greatest Englishmen who ever lived.

They, and many others, are here remembered by another great Englishman, John Aubrey, whose "Brief Lives" are some of the wittiest and most moving miniature portraits ever written.

Aubrey - a scholar, antiquarian and close observer of both the foibles and the courage of his contemporaries - lived through the upheavals of the English Civil War in the 17th century.

His little biographies are amusing, ribald, moving; a testament to the brevity of human existence, and one of the most precious relics of a distant age.

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