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Kilvert, the Victorian: A New Selection from Kilverts Diaries Francis Kilvert

Kilvert, the Victorian: A New Selection from Kilverts Diaries

Francis Kilvert

Published 1992
ISBN : 9781854110947
Paperback
340 pages
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New paper edition of Kilverts now famous diaries. Initially written without a view for publication, they are remarkable for their spontaneity and unrevised immediacy. In this new selection, Lockwood retains the charming descriptions of the BritishMoreNew paper edition of Kilverts now famous diaries. Initially written without a view for publication, they are remarkable for their spontaneity and unrevised immediacy. In this new selection, Lockwood retains the charming descriptions of the British countryside as well as the romances- Kilvert fell in love several times during the nine years of his diaries. Lockwood also shows Kilvert in his town clothes, a man of his times, visiting galleries and the Great Exhibition, fascinated by scientific discoveries, and becoming a tourist as the British railway network began expansion. Readers will have a delightful visit to the 1870s through the words of one of Englands finest writers.