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3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (1,705 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Samuel Johnson Narrator: Walter Zimmerman Publisher: Jimcin Recordings Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date:
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A literary giant of the 18th century, Samuel Johnson made lasting contributions to English literature as an essayist, moralist, poet, biographer, literary critic and editor. His philosophical novella Rasselas became so popular that it was translated into five languages. A new English edition was published every year and even today there are multiple print editions available.

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