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Reprobates The Cavaliers of the English Civil War by John Stubbs
  

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Shortlisted for the Samuel Johnson Prize for Non-Fiction 2011.

Stubbs shows the reader just how the country was brought to one of the most destructive moments in its history.

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Reprobates The Cavaliers of the English Civil War by John Stubbs

From disastrous foreign forays to syphilitic poets, from political intriguing to ambitious young playwrights keen to curry favour with the king, John Stubbs brings alive the vibrant cast of characters that were at the centre of the English Civil War.

About the Author

John Stubbs was born in 1977 and studied English at Oxford and Renaissance Literature at Cambridge where he completed a doctorate in 2005. Donne: The Reformed Soul was published in 2006 and won the Glen Dimplex Irish Writers' Centre New Writer of the Year and a Royal Society of Literature Jerwood Award for non-fiction. It was shortlisted for the Costa Biography Award and longlisted for the Guardian First Book Award.

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Publication date

30th November 1999

Author

John Stubbs

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Hardback

Categories

History
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ISBN

9780670917532

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