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Ada Byron: The Divisions
Price: $4.29 USD. Words: 112,770. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Victorian, Fiction » Romance » Historical
The only legitimate child of notorious Lord Byron, Ada Byron inherited her father’s passion and her sadomasochistic mother’s analytical mind. Ada collaborates with the surly Charles Babbage on the Difference Engine and seeks marital escape through laudanum, alcohol, gambling, adultery, and blackmail. Through her we experience the tempestuous Victorian age, from the royal court to the London slums.
Byron: The Impossible Hero
Price: $5.55 USD. Words: 35,070. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
George Gordon, Lord Byron became famous because of a poem - then became notorious because of his private life. Those who have never read a line of his poetry think of him as a dashing lover whose mistresses included his half-sister, and half the women in Italy. This short biography follows him from London to Venice and on to his death fighting for freedom in Greece.