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100 best nonfiction books: No 82 – The Diary of Fanny Burney (1778)

100 best nonfiction books: No 82 – The Diary of Fanny Burney (1778)

The Guardian - Robert McCrum

Fanny Burney’s acutely observed memoirs open a window on the literary and courtly circles of late 18th-century England “Dear diary” is a literary commonplace. Diaries, or journals, will be the one factual genre to which any reader can relate. Moreover, in English life and letters, which often …

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