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According to Queeney
"According to Queenie", the latest novel by the award-winning British novelist, Beryl Bainbridge is a fictional account of the last 20 years of Samuel Johnson's life, from 1764-84. Appearances by his contemporaries, David Garrick, the actor, and Sir Joshua Reynolds, the painter, along with Johnson's biographer, James Boswell, spice the novel. Seen through the eyes of the young Hester (Queenie) Thrale, daughter of the wealthy brewer, Henry Thrale an...