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Summer in the Shadow of Byron
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A glittering group biography from the award winning author of The Pantomime Life of Joseph Grimaldi

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Andrew McConnell Stott is Professor of English at the University at Buffalo, SUNY. The Pantomime Life of Joseph Grimaldi, a history of theatre and comedy told through the story of Britain's greatest pantomime clown, was published by Canongate in 2009 and won the Royal Society of Literature Jerwood Award for Non-Fiction, the Sheridan Morley Award for Theatre Biography, and the George Freedley Memorial Award. It was a BBC Radio 4 'Book of the Week' and was named by the Guardian as one of its 'Books of the Year.' www.andrewmcconnellstott.com Follow @amstott1789 on Twitter

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* The Vampyre Family is a thrilling tale about the pursuit of love, sex and fame. Andrew McConnell Stott provides a dual portrait of the Romantic spirit during its most intense period of creativity, and uncovers the emotional devastation that was left in its wake -- AMANDA FOREMAN, the bestselling author of Georgiana, Duchess of Devonshire Praise for The Pantomime Life of Joseph Grimaldi: 'Brilliant ... As a portrait of London life in all its mutinous and anarchic variety this book would be hard to beat Spectator * A fast-paced rumbustious biography ... Stott evokes both the dizzying excitement and the harshness of theatrical life -- Jenny Uglow Observer * [A] great big Christmas pudding of a book, almost over-stuffed with rich and colourful life Guardian 'Book of the Week' * Stott's dynamic dramatization grabs our attention, and we, too, as outsiders [like Claire and Polidori], are cannily lured into the poetic celebrity's inner circle Times Literary Supplement

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