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A Year at Hartlebury, Or, The Election

Series: Heritage

A long forgotten novel first published anonymously in 1834 written by Benjamin Disraeli and his sister Sarah.Two appendixes explain the literary detection that proved the book's authorship and the parallels between the politics of Aubrey Bohun and Disraeli.

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Benjamin Disraeli (1804-1881) was one of the most important figures in nineteenth-century Europe, spending three decades in British government and twice serving as prime minister, as well as being a well-known literary figure. A convert to Anglicanism, he was Britain's first and thus far only Prime Minister of Jewish heritage.


Sarah Disraeli (1802-1859) was Benjamin Disraeli's sister, an intelligent and well-read woman, was intensely involved in her brother's political career when there were few intellectual activities available for women at the time.

Audience: College/higher education;Professional and scholarly;