by Benjamin Disraeli
Publisher: The Century Co. 1906
Number of pages: 524
Vivian Grey is the first novel of the British author and former Prime Minister Benjamin Disraeli. It chronicles the story of a young ambitious man who enters the highest political and social circles of Georgian England. Its vivid portrayal of the fashionable world of London and its notorious dandy figures made the book one of the most popular novels of its time.
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