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Have you ever read a novel, short story, poem, or narrative and then found yourself wondering about it's creator, their backstory, and what type of person could construct the piece of literature in your hands? ​Well, I know I have.​Being an avid book worm and all around knowledge-seeking nerd, I discovered one of my favorite things to do after completing either a series or a book that made me question life, reality, or morality as a whole, was to figure out who it was that crafted such a work. Everyone from the bizarre and twisted universe of Thompson to the devout and classic writings of Milton, Legacy investigates who these writers were and what sort of events impacted their lives and their writing, all to give you a bigger picture of context for your library. ​Just a forewarning: I am not choosing artists who had what I would deem as relatively ordinary existences. We are diving into the personal lives of people who I think are borderline on the crazy train, with experiences and stories that will shock you, awe you, make you laugh, and most importantly, maybe grasp a better understanding of what inspired their literature.

Legacy: the Artists Behind the Legends Whiskey Emerson

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    • 3.2, 15 Ratings

Have you ever read a novel, short story, poem, or narrative and then found yourself wondering about it's creator, their backstory, and what type of person could construct the piece of literature in your hands? ​Well, I know I have.​Being an avid book worm and all around knowledge-seeking nerd, I discovered one of my favorite things to do after completing either a series or a book that made me question life, reality, or morality as a whole, was to figure out who it was that crafted such a work. Everyone from the bizarre and twisted universe of Thompson to the devout and classic writings of Milton, Legacy investigates who these writers were and what sort of events impacted their lives and their writing, all to give you a bigger picture of context for your library. ​Just a forewarning: I am not choosing artists who had what I would deem as relatively ordinary existences. We are diving into the personal lives of people who I think are borderline on the crazy train, with experiences and stories that will shock you, awe you, make you laugh, and most importantly, maybe grasp a better understanding of what inspired their literature.

Customer Reviews

3.2 out of 5
15 Ratings

15 Ratings

GHill.Pops ,

JLE

Virginia Wolfe lived in Sussex not Essex. They are two different places.

PlathFan94 ,

Read Wikipedia instead

Shockingly, she is just reading the Wikipedia page for Sylvia Plath.

Almost word for word.

Mattelj ,

Zero research - just trying to make money

After listening to the John Keats episode...

Where to begin..? The 10 minute ramble about her personal life which no one cares about? The painful plugs for some random drink, that she then contractually reminds us about with a “subtle”, ‘let me just take a drink’ every 10 minutes, with an overly enthusiastic slurp?

The excruciating lack of knowledge and muddling of facts?

Claiming that she hasn’t prepared any notes and then admitting that she’s “struggling to read from her notes.”

The regular butchery of pronunciation?

Just another American trying to monetise art, and producing content to make morons feels smart.

Oh, and by the way: ‘Prince Regent’ was his title - NOT his name! And the emphasis is on the first E!

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