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Samuel Johnson: The Struggle

by Jeffrey Meyers

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Jeffrey Meyers tells the extraordinary story of Samuel Johnson, one of the most illustrious figures of English literary tradition.

Johnson was famous as a poet, novelist, biographer, essayist critic, editor, lexicographer, conversationalist and larger-than-life personality.

After nine years of work, Johnson's A Dictionary of the English Language was published in 1755.

He overcame great adversity to achieve success.

Samuel Johnson: The Struggle is a masterful portrait of a brilliant and tormented figure.

now available as an ebook isbn 978-1-904915-50-8 9.99

jeffrey meyers - click image for larger version Jeffrey Meyers is an inexhaustible, eclectic writer and one of the foremost literary biographers of our time.