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Richard Cobb
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A Classical Education

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"A Classical Education" was first published in 1985. It followed immediately after "Still Life" and is again autobiographical though of a somewhat more macabre hue. At the centre is a murder committed by a school friend of Richard Cobb's.

'What gives A Classical Education its fascination is the author's description of how he himself, a shy and introverted schoolboy from Tun
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Paperback, 158 pages
Published May 29th 2008 by Faber & Faber (first published 1985)
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Richard Cobb was a British historian. He became Professor of Modern History at the University of Oxford, after an initially unconventional academic career in which he spent a dozen years working as an independent scholar in French archives. His work was recognised in France by the award of membership of the Legion d'Honneur. He is known for his work on the background to the French Revolution, and ...more
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