Charles Lamb

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Charles Lamb


Born
in London, England
February 10, 1775

Died
December 27, 1834

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Charles Lamb was an English essayist with Welsh heritage, best known for his "Essays of Elia" and for the children's book "Tales from Shakespeare", which he produced along with his sister, Mary Lamb (1764–1847).


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Tales from Shakespeare

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3.94 avg rating — 4,230 ratings — published 1899 — 406 editions
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Essays of Elia

3.87 avg rating — 296 ratings — published 1823 — 107 editions
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More Tales from Shakespeare

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3.89 avg rating — 276 ratings — published 1960 — 14 editions
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The Adventures of Ulysses

3.79 avg rating — 105 ratings — published 1902 — 52 editions
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A Dissertation Upon Roast P...

3.30 avg rating — 76 ratings — published 1888 — 7 editions
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To War in a Stringbag

4.06 avg rating — 67 ratings — published 1979 — 8 editions
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Ten Tales from Shakespeare

3.76 avg rating — 51 ratings — published 2003 — 7 editions
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Elia and the Last Essays of...

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3.78 avg rating — 40 ratings — published 1833 — 30 editions
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Dream children

3.72 avg rating — 25 ratings — published 2015 — 5 editions
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Selected Writings

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3.86 avg rating — 22 ratings — published 2003 — 7 editions
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