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Consolation in the Face of Death and other Essays
by Samuel Johnson

In his moving essay on losing a loved one, Samuel Johnson offers words of consolation and wisdom for those who are grieving. The other pieces here, ranging from art to marriage to morality, demonstrate the brilliance, perception and wit that made Johnson the leading man of letters of his day, and one of the finest essayists in the English language.

Published: 2009
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9780141043708
Detail: Paperback, 144 pages, 111 x 181mm

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