Edward Lear by Peter Levi

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Presents the life of a beloved children's writer and illustrator, describing his life as one of twenty-one children, his secret and violent struggle with epilepsy, his struggles with depression, and the inspiration for his works.

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Levi is a former Professor of Poetry at University of Oxford, and a frequent contributor to The New York Review of Books.
Published January 13, 1995 by Macmillan. 416 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, History, Arts & Photography. Non-fiction