In a panoramic survey of the Victorian Age, this work describes the
men and women who brought the modern age into being. The capitalist
world was challenged by the ideas of such men as Karl Marx, William
Morris and George Bernard Shaw - here they are. Here are also the
lofty and famous and here too are the poor and the obscure.
Ausstattung/Bilder: 2003. 752 p. 32 halftones (some col.). 199 x 132 x 42 mm
Abmessung: 200mm x 129mm x 45mm
"The best single-volume work on the Victorian age yet written" -- Andrew Roberts Evening Standard "Huge, entertaining volume of popular history" Sunday Times 20031001 "A wonderful book" Sunday Telegraph 20031001 "A masterpiece of popular history" -- Frank McLynn Independent "Wilson is incapable of writing a dull sentence... This is the history of a vanished world brought to vibrant life" -- Beryl Bainbridge Observer
A. N. Wilson was born in 1950 and educated at Rugby and New College, Oxford. A Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature, he has held a prominent position in the world of literature and journalism, winning prizes for much of his work. He lives in North London.
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