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The 1660s represent a turning point in English history and for the main events the Restoration the Dutch War the Great Plague and the Fire of London Pepys provides a definitive eyewitness account As well as recording public and historical events Pepys paints a vivid picture of his personal life from his socializing and amorous entanglements to his theatre going and his work at the Navy Board Unequaled for its frankness high spirits and sharp observations the diary is both a literary masterpiece and a marvelous portrait of seventeenth century lifePreviously published as The Shorter Pepys this edition is edited and abridged by Robert Latham Fellow and Pepys Librarian at Magdalene College Cambridge


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