Charles Lamb


Born
in London, England, The United Kingdom
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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3.96 avg rating — 5,264 ratings — published 1807 — 631 editions
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Essays of Elia

3.87 avg rating — 346 ratings — published 1823 — 136 editions
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More Tales from Shakespeare

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3.91 avg rating — 327 ratings — published 1960 — 15 editions
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The Adventures of Ulysses

3.71 avg rating — 135 ratings — published 1902 — 273 editions
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A Dissertation Upon Roast P...

3.23 avg rating — 95 ratings — published 1888 — 8 editions
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Ten Tales from Shakespeare

3.70 avg rating — 56 ratings — published 2003 — 7 editions
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Shakespeare for Children

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3.85 avg rating — 53 ratings — published 1991 — 12 editions
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Elia and the Last Essays of...

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3.77 avg rating — 47 ratings — published 1833 — 39 editions
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Dream children

3.79 avg rating — 34 ratings — published 2015 — 11 editions
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All Shakespeare's Tales: Ta...

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4.56 avg rating — 27 ratings — published 1911 — 16 editions
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“Tis the privilege of friendship to talk nonsense, and to have her nonsense respected.”
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“Of all sound of all bells... most solemn and touching is the peal which rings out the Old Year.”
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