James Boswell Audio Books

James Boswell Audio Books

James Boswell Audio Books

James Boswell (1740–1795), Scottish man of letters, was born in Edinburgh and studied civil law at Glasgow, but his true ambition was literary fame and the company of great men. In spring 1760 he ran away to London, where he first met Samuel Johnson. He eventually met Voltaire, Rousseau, and Paoli, the hero of Corsica, whom he Boswellized in Account of Corsica, which was an immediate success. In 1773 he was elected to Johnson’s famous literary club. After Johnson’s death and the publication of The Journal of the Tour of the Hebrides, another great success, he began his acknowledged masterpiece, The Life of Samuel Johnson.

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A Journey to the Western Islands of Scotland Audiobook, by Samuel Johnson, James Boswell 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 A Journey to the Western Islands of Scotland by Samuel Johnson, James Boswell July 2016
The Life of Samuel Johnson Audiobook, by James Boswell 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 The Life of Samuel Johnson by James Boswell February 2012
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