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Secret Memoirs of Lord Byron

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Shortly after Byron's death in 1824, an act of literary vandalism was committed: the burning of the poet's memoirs.

For over a hundred and fifty years, it was assumed that the memoirs had been lost forever, and that the world would never know what shocking revelations they contained.

But what if a secret copy of the manuscript had survived?

Christopher Nicole now makes a sensational claim: he has discovered in Greece, where Byron died, an ancient manuscript in Byron's handwriting. Could this be the long-lost memoir?

With his laughing eyes, moody pallor, and aloof nature, Byron had women, from all social classes falling at his feet.

As his literary reputation grew, so did his reputation as a rake.

Perhaps the most famous and scandalous man of his time, this book offers a vivid and bawdy recreation of the tumultuous life of Byron the lover, poet and adventurer.

Praise for Christopher Nicole

'... told with smooth authenticity' - Publishers' Weekly

'A sensual, passion-packed saga!' - Publishers Weekly

'Sex and violence... fast-paced, entertaining, appealing!' - Library Journal

'Well-researched... Evocative descriptions of scenery and edifices, and exact period dialogue' - Historical Novels Society

British author Christopher Nicole was born in the West Indies in 1930 and currently resides in the Channel Islands with his wife, Diana, who is also a novelist. He has written over 200 fiction and non-fiction books since 1957, including the best-selling, five-volume Caribee series. He primarily writes historical novels and specialises in series and sagas, and has won international acclaim for his work under several pseudonyms, including Max Marlow, Andrew York, and Alan Savage.

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Used availability for Christopher Nicole's Secret Memoirs of Lord Byron

Hardback Editions

February 1979 : UK Hardback

Title: Secret Memoirs of Lord Byron
Author(s): Christopher Nicole
ISBN: 0-7181-1731-X / 978-0-7181-1731-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: Michael Joseph Ltd
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1978 : USA Hardback

Title: The Secret Memoirs of Lord Byron
Author(s): Christopher Nicole
ISBN: 0-397-01290-x / 978-0-397-01290-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Lippincott
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Kindle Editions

June 2016 : USA, Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition

Title: Secret Memoirs of Lord Byron
Author(s): Christopher Nicole
Publisher: Endeavour Media
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