The Life of Samuel Johnson, Vol. I (Version 2)

Unabridged Audiobook

Written By: James Boswell

Narrated By: Barbara Baker

Publisher: LibriVox

Date: August 2016

Duration: 33 hours 47 minutes

Summary:

This is the first of four volumes of a what was a new, intimate, type of biography when it was first published in 1791 and which has been annotated by numerous editors . Boswell took many notes of Johnson's conversations during the time when he knew one of England's most influential men of letters and he also gives us frequent glimpses of other famous personalities who were part of Johnson's circle in eighteenth century London. - Summary by barbara2

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