The Immortal Dinner: A Famous Evening of Genius and Laughter in Literary London

Author(s): Penelope Hughes-Hallett

History | Literature

Offers details about the eccentric painter, B R Haydon's famous dinner party. His guests included three of the greatest literary stars of the age: the poets John Keats and William Wordsworth and the essayist and wit Charles Lamb.


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Who would you invite to your dream dinner party? This is the story of an infamous dinner in 1817 with John Keats, William Wordsworth and the essayist and wit Charles Lamb.

Penelope Hughes-Hallett was born in 1927, and spent her childhood at Steventon, Hampshire, where Jane Austen had been brought up. She was the author of 'My Dear Cassandra': Illustrated Letters of Jane Austen and Home at Grasmere: The Wordsworths and the Lakes. She died in 2010

General Fields

  • : 9780099563723
  • : Vintage
  • : Vintage
  • : May 2012
  • : 198mm X 129mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : very good
  • : 336
  • : Penelope Hughes-Hallett
  • : Paperback