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date: 21 April 2024

Bulwer-Lytton, Edward, English novelist and man of letters (1803–73); 

The Oxford Reader's Companion to Dickens
Adam RobertsAdam Roberts

more properly ‘Edward Bulwer’ before 1843, ‘Edward Bulwer-Lytton’ upon inheriting the family estate in that year, and Lord Lytton at the end of his days. He was a voluminous and (in his day) highly popular novelist, and if his works today read as often artificial, flabby, and overwritten—... ...

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