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Andre Strong Bookseller Published: Russell Books Ltd Condition: This is an odd book. I had always been an admirer of Disraeli ever since learning about him in history lessons at school. Books by Benjamin Disraeli.

Edith is now staying at Hellingsley so Coningsby returns to his grandfather’s estate, visits Edith and they both declare their generration to each other. All I say is, the constitution introduced by your ancestors having been subverted by their descendants your contemporaries, beware of still holding Venetian principles of government when you have not a Venetian constitution to govern with.

According to his biographer, Robert Blake, the character of Sidonia is a cross between Lionel de Rothschild and Disraeli himself. A year later, Coningsby encounters Edith’s aunt and learns that the rumour about Edith and Sidonia’s marriage was false. Here’s his description of Lord Liverpool and his government: Ilham Azhari rated it really liked it Apr 02, Trump has an authoritarian streak — Disraeli wants to speak up for the power and authority of hereditary lords and royal prerogative.


Why did Disraeli the novelist think that his readers would be so interested in mid 19th century English politics? One of the great British politicians of the nineteenth century, Disraeli served twice as Tory Prime Minister and – and was also a prominent figure in opposition.

Aug 14, Tricia rated it liked it. He enjoyed the favour of Queen Victoria, who shared his dislike of Gladstone.

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Sign In Register Help Cart. Feneration book is set against a background of the real political events of the s in England that followed coninsgby enactment of the Reform Bill of He might get rid of the Whig magnificoes, but he could not rid himself of the Venetian constitution. Shows definite wear, and perhaps considerable marking on inside.

Gilt lettering on the spine is very legible. Showing best matches Show all copies. Through various meetings, Coningsby learns that Edith is not engaged to Lord Beaumanoir and she learns he is not engaged to Lady Theresa, when her wedding to a friend of Coningsby is announced.


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The reign of Anne was a struggle between the Venetian and the English systems. Fort Hill International Published: Refresh and try again. Want to Read saving….

Shortly afterwards Coningsby hears that Sidonia is to marry Edith and abruptly leaves Paris. Green cloth boards with leather backstrip panel, gilt letters; teg.

Coningsby, or, The New Generation

Often excruciating eulogising of a social class uppera large part of which, one suspects, despised the author because of his origins, no matter how useful he may have been politically. And a Venetian constitution did govern England from the accession of the House of Hanover until He was peremptory in little questions, and great ones he left open.

Introduction by Walter Allen. They hatch a plot to discredit Coningsby in the eyes of Lord Monmouth by telling him about his love for Edith.