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This is not a spoiler. I love the history of bold, interesting, brave people making a difference against their circumstances. On to, "Bess of Hardwick.
A Rage to Live captivates by the sheer daring and bold color inherent in the Burtons' lives and by the story of. .Mary S. Lovell's best-selling biographies include Straight on Till Morning (Beryl Markham) and The Sisters (the Mitford family). She lives in England.
A Rage to Live captivates by the sheer daring and bold color inherent in the Burtons' lives and by the story of how partners originating in different universes-his gypsylike and unconventional, hers stable and ed a binary star among late 19th-century British intelligentsia. - Providence Sunday Journal, Nan Sumner-Mack, 20 December 1998.
A Rage To Live: A Biography of Richard and Isabel Burton (Paperback). Lovell (author). Please provide me with your latest book news, views and details of Waterstones’ special offers.
A Rage To Live: A Biography of Richard and Isabel Burton (Paperback). Paperback 928 Pages, Published: 07/10/1999.
She enjoys overseas travel and is a fellow of the Royal Geographical Society. She is the author of four previous biographies including the international bestseller STRAIGHT ON TILL MORNING: The Biography of Beryl Markham.
A Rage to Live is an enormous volume, more than 900 pages - my train ride to and from work has been considerably lightened since I finished reading the book. It has the best maps of the recent Burton biographies, but the fewest illustrations. Sources are well documented. But speaking (NOT speke-ing) as someone who has tried to read everything that they can find by and about Sir Richard Francis Burton, Lovell's A. An astonishing life, definitely a keeper. Published by Thriftbooks.
This double biography by Mary S. Lovell (biographer, too . In this book, the Burtons remain curiously remote, never quite fulfilling the promise of the title. Lovell (biographer, too, of Amelia Earhart, Beryl Markham, and Jane Digby) attempts to dispel many of the myths that have grown up around the pair of famous Victorians. She defends Isabel's burning her husband's papers as an act designed to protect his reputation and privacy. Lovell (Straight on Till Morning) chronicles his varied life and adds that of his wife, Isabel Arundell (1831-1891), a member of a prominent English Catholic family.
Lovell (A Rage To Live: A Biography of Richard and Isabel Burton) presents an engrossing narrative that captures the distinct personalities of six headstrong, determined, and witty women who had a surprisingly pervasive impact on 20th-century social, political, and literary history. At the heart of the biography is Unity Mitford, who was obsessed with Adolf Hitler and widely rumored to be his mistress.
Richard Burton was a brilliant, charismatic man - a unique blend of erudite scholar and daring adventurer. No commitment, cancel anytime.
A RAGE TO LIVE is a splendid and very enjoyable book. She enjoys overseas travel and is a fellow of the Royal Geographical Society.