Horace Walpole a biography by Robert Wyndham Ketton-Cremer

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Bibliography, p317-323. - Includes index.

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Statementby R.W. Ketton-Cremer.
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Pagination333p. :
Number of Pages333
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Horace Walpole (–), English historian, Member of Parliament, connoisseur, playwright and novelist, said to have coined the term serendipity wrote the Gothic novel Castle of Otranto ().

Fourth Earl of Orford, Horace Walpole was born 24 September in Arlington Street, Piccadilly, Westminster, London, England, the third son of Whig politician and First Earl of Orford Sir Robert. Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg.

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Horace Walpole went to Cambridge University, where he became friends with the poet Thomas Gray, who was a few months older than him. After graduation, Walpole went on a Grand Tour of continental Europe, which was the kind of thing that wealthy young British men did then. Dec 15,  · "Horace Walpole's Strawberry Hill, curated and edited by Michael Snodin and Cynthia Roman, beautifully showcases the impressive archival work of a team of specialists brought together by the Lewis Walpole Library, the Yale Center for British Art, and the Victoria and Albert Museum."—Luisa Cale, European Romantic Review.

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