Author: Giles Lytton Strachey
Title: Eminent Victorians
Original publication date: 1918
Characters: Florence Nightingale, Henry Edward Manning, Thomas Arnold, Charles George Gordon,
Important events: Crimean War,
Book awards: The Modern Library's 100 Best Nonfiction (The Board's List, 53),
First words: The history of the Victorian Age will never be written: we know too much about it.
Last words: At any rate it had all ended very happily - in a glorious slaughter of twenty thousand Arabs, a vast addition to the British Empire, and a step in the Peerage for Sir Evelyn Baring.
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