The Young Duke
by Benjamin Disraeli
Publisher: Henry Colburn and Richard Bentley 1831
Number of pages: 292
The Young Duke (1831) features romanticised depictions of aristocratic life with character sketches of well-known public figures lightly disguised. Benjamin Disraeli was a British Conservative politician, writer, aristocrat and dandy who twice served as Prime Minister.
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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 - R.B. Johnson
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. Disraeli sets out his own beliefs including the need for social justice in a newly industrialized society.
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 - eBooks@Adelaide
This novel is a part of a sequence sometimes called the Young England trilogy. It is concerned with a religious and even mystical theme: the question of how Judaism and Christianity are to be reconciled, and the Church reborn as a progressive force.