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The Shorter Pepys by Samuel Pepys

The Shorter Pepys

by Samuel Pepys

Other authors: Robert Latham (Editor), William Matthews (Editor)

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Oh Mr. Pepys. ( )
  helynrob | Aug 13, 2013 |
Enjoying both the content and the narration by Kenneth Branagh. ( )
  stillnotalice | Apr 25, 2013 |
Lighter version of the classic Pepys Diaries.
  jamespurcell | Apr 20, 2012 |
This is the one to read for pleasure, unless you are an upper-level or grad history student. The good stuff left in, the superfluous taken out, a great editing job. Still a BIG book but you can open it anywhere and be fascinated. I keep it in the BR, this is another one I would take on vacation or pick up when I have run out of library books. ( )
  bjgoff689 | Jun 3, 2009 |
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Samuel Pepysprimary authorall editionscalculated
Latham, RobertEditorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Matthews, WilliamEditorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Haylis, JohnCover artistsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
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Selection from the several diaries. Combine elsewhere for a selection from the (main) diary.

The Diary of Samuel Pepys: A Selection (Penguin Classics) was first published as The Shorter Pepys (London : Bell & Hyman, 1985).
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0520034260, Hardcover)

Generations of readers have found Pepys' diaries one of the best ways to vicariously experience the tumultuous world of seventeenth century London, the time of Restoration, the Plague, and the Great Fire. The short Pepys recreates this world for readers daunted by the complete multi-volume set of diaries. Containing about one-third of the original, the abridgment is full enough to give us just the essence but the detail of Pepys' daily life.

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