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The winding stair: Francis Bacon, his rise and fall

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1977, c1976.
1st ed.
"Unlike many authors of popular historical biographies, du Maurier resembled Antonia Fraser in being an indefatigable researcher." --Francis King Many accounts of the life of Francis Bacon have been written for scholars. But du Maurier's aim in this biography was to illuminate the many facets of Bacon's remarkable personality for the common reader. To her book she brought the same gifts of imagination and perception that made her earlier biography, Golden Lads, so immensely readable, skillfully threading into her narrative extracts from contemporary documents and from Bacon's own writings, and setting her account of his life within a vivid contemporary framework.
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subject_facet Bacon, Francis, -- 1561-1626, Statesmen -- Great Britain -- Biography
title_display The winding stair : Francis Bacon, his rise and fall
title_full The winding stair : Francis Bacon, his rise and fall / Daphne du Maurier
title_short The winding stair :
title_sub Francis Bacon, his rise and fall
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