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The Diary and Letters of Madame D'Arblay - Volume 2

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Born into a musical family as the daughter of Charles Burney, Frances 'Fanny' Burney (1752 1840) opted for a life of letters. Her epistolary novel Evelina generated both sensation and sales upon its appearance early in 1778, and when her identity as the author was soon revealed, it opened the door to intellectual circles frequented by the likes of Samuel Johnson and fellow ...more
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Published May 12th 2012 (first published 1842)
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This is an invaluable resource for the Georgian historian providing an eye-witness account of George III’s illness and recovery of 1788-9 as seen from Fanny Burney’s position as second keeper of the robes to Queen Charlotte. There is a particularly vivid account of how Fanny is chased by the King in the gardens at Kew whilst still under the care of Dr Willis.

The detail of the royal family’s visit to Weymouth was of particular interest to me. The reports of Fanny’s attendance at the trial of War
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Also known as Frances Burney and, after her marriage, as Madame d’Arblay. Frances Burney was a novelist, diarist and playwright. In total, she wrote four novels, eight plays, one biography and twenty volumes of journals and letters.
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