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So Idle a Rogue The Life and Death of Lord Rochester by Jeremy Lamb

So Idle a Rogue The Life and Death of Lord Rochester

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So Idle a Rogue The Life and Death of Lord Rochester by Jeremy Lamb

The name of John Wilmot, second earl of Rochester, is synonymous with excess. In this biography, Jeremy Lamb examines time the nature of Rochesters alcoholism and its implications for the man and his poetry.

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Jeremy Lamb was a brilliant young historian who dedicated himself absolutely to research and writing. Several older historians wrote in to express their admiration for the book when it was first published.

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Publication date

23rd June 2005


Jeremy Lamb

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Sutton Publishing Ltd an imprint of The History Press Ltd


304 pages


Biography: general
Literary studies: poetry & poets
Literary studies: c 1500 to c 1800



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