Pepys: A Biography
|Rights||UK & Comm.|
|Publication Date||1st April 1999|
Samuel Pepys is unique: the scope and candour of his Diary makes it one of the greatest books ever written and one of the most important historical documents in English. He lived through the Civil War, the Protectorate, the Restoration, the Dutch Wars, the Plague, the Fire of London and the Glorious Revolution. This biography provides the key to the contrasts and contradictions of Pepy’s character and skilfully draws together the many threads running through his life to reveal the man behind the famous Diary.