by Benjamin Disraeli
Publisher: R.B. Johnson 1904
Number of pages: 652
The book is set against a background of the real political events of the 1830s in England that followed the enactment of the Reform Bill of 1832. In describing these events Disraeli sets out his own beliefs including his opposition to Robert Peel, his dislikes of both the British Whig Party and the ideals of Utilitarianism, and the need for social justice in a newly industrialized society.
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by Benjamin Disraeli - Henry Colburn
This story is extremely well written and engaging. It mangles and entangles the histories of Lord Byron and Percy Bysshe Shelley so it can not be said to be a true story, but it is a thinly veiled fiction about these two poets.
by Benjamin Disraeli - M. Walter Dunne
Probably the first Jewish historical novel ever published. D'Israeli describes David as a young man who was known as a descendant of King David and who was accepted as being the king of the Jews before he proclaimed himself the messiah ...
by Benjamin Disraeli - The Century Co.
The story of a young ambitious man who enters the highest political and social circles of Georgian England. Its portrayal of the fashionable world of London and its notorious dandy figures made the book one of the most popular novels of its time.
by Benjamin Disraeli - H. Colburn
There is an island in the Indian Ocean, so unfortunate as not yet to have been visited either by Discovery Ships or Missionary Societies. It is a place where all those things are constantly found which men most desire to see ...