Perhaps not, a reader of the book might well conclude. Disraeli has always been a challenge, to Jews and non-Jews, contemporaries as well as biographers. But rereading the man himself, I was. As a young man, among many liaisons, Disraeli had two complicated dominant passions: first, for the bisexual novelist Edward Bulwer-Lytton, and then for . What about Robert Blake on Disraeli, because this book is described as one of the finest biographies ever written. Well, that is a brilliant book. I am actually writing a book about Disraeli now and I use Robert Blake – of course I do. But I am trying to give Disraeli a slightly different flavour. And whether I will succeed or not I don’t know. Disraeli was also a published author and some of his well-known books include ‘Henrietta Temple’, ‘The New Generation’, and ‘Two Nations’ among others. Disraeli was not only a great political thinker but also an intellectual of rare gift and here are some of his most .
Discover Benjamin Disraeli famous and rare quotes. Share inspirational quotes by Benjamin Disraeli and quotations about politics and country. Give a man a fish and he will eat for a day; teach a man to fish and he will eat for a lifetime; give a man religion and he will die praying for a fish. Book by Benjamin Disraeli, Copy. Disraeli’s father left Judaism after an “alleged dispute” at his synagogue. Young Benjamin became an Anglican at the age of In , Benjamin changed his surname from D’Israeli to Disraeli. All of Disraeli’s grandparents and great-grandparents were Venetians with one ancestor, Benjamin, moving to England from Venice in Pages in category "Novels by Benjamin Disraeli" The following 15 pages are in this category, out of 15 total. This list may not reflect recent changes (). The book, which was initially published anonymously, was purportedly written by a "man of fashion" – someone who moved in high society. Disraeli, then just twenty-three, did not move in high society, and the numerous solecisms present in Vivian Grey made this painfully obvious. Reviewers were sharply critical on these grounds of both the Born: 21 December , London.
Mary Anne Disraeli and Benjamin Disraeli. Photograph: Alamy O n the night of 12 April , Benjamin Disraeli experienced his greatest political triumph, the passing of the Reform Act. Not bad from a rather foppish young man who specialized in "Silver Fork" novels (a fictional version of lifestyles of the rich and famous in the 19th century). Blake's book is the best one on the subject of Benjamin Disraeli. The complex story of the novelist turned politican is brought out in all of its facets. A dandy, a best-selling novelist, and a man of political and sexual intrigue, Benjamin Disraeli was one of the most captivating figures of the nineteenth century. His flirtation with proto-Zionism, his ideas about power and empire, and his fantasies about the Middle East remain prophetically relevant today. Benjamin Disraeli: Selected full-text books and articles The Life of Benjamin Disraeli, Earl of Beaconsfield By William Flavelle Monypenny; George Earle Buckle Russell & .