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A year's worth of fictional journals, written by his wife, record the tumultuous marriage of Samuel Pepys, the acclaimed seventeenth-century diarist, who, upon finally coming into success, threatens to risk it all with infidelity.
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Critical Praise for The Journal of Mrs Pepys:
"Cunningly researched, and its charting of the ups and downs of marriage is compelling and often moving." --The Sunday Times
"[Sara George] brings to Pepys' journals not only meticulous observation, but the lateral logic of a detective." --The Times (of London)
"An altogether enchanting novel...It sheds a brilliant beam into the dark interior of this seventeenth-century household and with compassion elegantly scripts a couple's most intimate moments." --Scotland on Sunday
"A charming book, well written...exactly the book for a weekend's light reading." --Catholic Herald
"Sara George has succeeded admirably in finding a voice--and a sweet, innocent but intelligent and warm voice it is--for one of the many half hidden from history by their dominant menfolk." --Margaret Forster, author of Lady's MaidAbout the Author:
Sara George is known for her novels of suspense, including the award-winning Acid Drop. The Journal of Mrs Pepys, is based closely on Samuel Pepys' diary as well as her extensive research into the period. She is the daughter of the author of Dr. Strangelove, Peter George. She lives with her daughter in Shepherds Bush, west London.
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Book Description St Martins Pr, 1999. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0312205546
Book Description Thomas Dunne Books, 1999. Hardcover. Condition: New. Seller Inventory # DADAX0312205546
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