Using material from Boswell's private papers, which he felt unable to divulge, this is a minutely-detailed portrait of Samuel Johnson, the father of English letters. It ranges from the eccentric schoolboy in Lichfield, to the Grub Street hack, and finally to the legendary figure of Fleet Street.
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Book Description 1984-07-26., 1984. Book Condition: New. Penguin Books Ltd. New edition. Paperback. Book: GOOD. 384pp. . Bookseller Inventory # NF-1737461