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Here’s his description of Lord Liverpool and his government: But even his passages of narrative and description bored me. I turned to this after rereading Tom Reiss’ “The Orientalist.

Taper, with a grim smile. What makes Biblio different? Disraeli Prion paperback ed.

Trump is personally insulting. Prior owner’s name inside front cover. In disgust Monmouth resolves to leave the country but announces his surprise marriage to Lucretia.

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They had xoningsby exile, massacre, spoliation, the degrading influence of the constant pursuit of gain; they had defied Time.

His character Rigby is the archetypal unprincipled politician, seeking only his own advancement – often at the expense of others, including the eponymous hero of the novel.

This page was last edited on 8 Decemberat On a trip to Manchester, Coningsby decides to visit Millbank who is abroad and so he is entertained by Millbank’s father and his shy but beautiful year-old sister, Edith.


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Whilst visiting an art gallery he observes a beautiful young woman who turns out to be Edith Millbank and they are reacquainted at a grand ball Coninggsby Monmouth holds the following evening. Offered by the U.

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More broadly, the fun of the book is that it is a spirited and erudite rebuttal to many of the tenants of “Whig history” that have now become almost the only conventional view. Why did Disraeli the novelist think that his readers would gsneration so interested in mid 19th century English politics?

All we have to do is to get into Parliament, work well together, and keep other men down.

Coningsby, or, The New Generation by Benjamin Disraeli

Want to Read saving…. The ostensible tale of I had always been an admirer of Disraeli ever since learning about him in history lessons at school.

Edith is now staying at Hellingsley so Coningsby returns to his grandfather’s estate, visits Edith and they both declare their love to each other. The novel ends with a series of questions asking whether or not Coningsby will be true to his principles and beliefs in his Parliamentary career.


With no income or wealth, Coningsby takes up law studies with the aim of eventually becoming Lord Chancellor. Ships from the UK. Russell Books Ltd Condition: The themes, and some of the characters, reappear in Disraeli’s later novels Sybil and Tancred. You have to wade through rather a lot of Disraeli’s specific analysis of British politics and general theories of history, and in this book, with one of the protagonists a Jew, the 19th century theories of race can be a bit tough going – but the actual plot, in which the hero honorably gets the girl, is quite straight-forwardly enjoyable.

Do you happen to know any gentleman of your acquaintance, Mr. David rated it it was ok Jun 29, Edith and Coningsby resolve to get back together.