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Byron in Love by Edna O'Brien
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Jul 13, 2009

it was amazing
bookshelves: books-i-teach, non-fiction
Read in August, 2009

A quick read-full of detail that I know I will use in class to spark their interest. I did not know how true all of the stories were! He was obviously mentally ill, perverse, spoiled, arrogant. But it is right that his genius still shines in a book detailing the sordid details of his existence. The gifts God gives.......

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08/02/2009 page 57

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message 1: by Leslie (last edited Aug 15, 2009 06:32AM) (new) - rated it 5 stars

Leslie He was as debauched as he was talented! His magnetism is inexplicable, but his genius is not. I am loving this. Her prose always goes down easily, and the story is better than a beach romance novel.

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