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He is shown some of his father’s old possessions in a banker’s safe including a portrait of a woman, presumably Coningsby’s mother, which he had also seen at Milbank’s home. The themes, and some of the characters, reappear in Disraeli’s later novels Sybil and Tancred.

Coningsby, or, The New Generation by Benjamin Disraeli

Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Well, without the racism, of course To coninysby unpolluted current of their Caucasian structure, and to the segregating genius of their great Law-giver, Sidonia ascribed the fact that they had not generztion long ago absorbed among those mixed races, who presume to generatioj them, but who periodically wear away and disappear, while their victims still flourish in all the primeval vigour of the pure Asian breed.

Dangermousie rated it really liked it Oct 13, Coningsby is an English political novel by Benjamin Disraeli, first published in Oct 30, Robert Barrett rated it really liked it.

At Eton Coningsby meets and befriends Oswald Millbank, the son of a rich cotton manufacturer who is a bitter enemy of Lord Monmouth. The Arch-Mediocrity had himself some glimmering traditions of political science. Green cloth boards with leather backstrip panel, gilt letters; teg.


Coningsby Or, the New Generation

He enjoyed the favour of Queen Victoria, who shared his dislike of Gladstone. Loses nothing of its power as literature, in spite of the dated style and language used. On his death, Coningsby is left penniless, and is forced to work for his living. Hasan Moman rated it really liked it Apr 25, He realises that he now has nothing to offer Edith and abandons hope of being with her.

Lou rated it liked it Oct 22, With no income or wealth, Coningsby takes up law studies with the aim of eventually becoming Lord Chancellor. Here’s his description of Lord Liverpool and his government: Disraeli ought to be up there with Dickens in terms of his ability to construct beautiful, witty prose with entertaining characters and a strong narrative that tells both a story and conveys a set of ideas and principles.

An imposing edition, in very decent condition. In Coningsby Disraeli articulates a “Tory interpretation” of history to combat the “accepted [Whig] orthodoxy of the day”. Light scuffing, very good.

Coningsby, or, The New Generation

Two secretaryships at the least. During the conversation the mystery of the portrait is resolved as it emerges that Millbank was geneation love with Coningsby’s mother geheration Coningsby’s father poached her from him. Coningsby returns triumphantly to his constituency and Millbank snr. Clean bright in tight in olive-tan cloth covered boards with dark green and gilt leather spinal labels. It is rumored to be based on Nathan Mayer Rothschild. I will certainly be reading ‘Sybil’ and ‘Tancred’ the other two novels that form the ‘New Generation’ trilogy in due course.

Want to Read saving…. However the next day, Edith’s father bans Coningsby from seeing her again since their families cannot be linked.

Coningsby Or, the New Generation by Disraeli, Benjamin

I turned to this after rereading Tom Reiss’ “The Orientalist. Trina Hollis rated it it was amazing Jul 18, At a Christmas party shortly afterwards hosted by one of Coningsby’s school friends, news arrives that Lord Monmouth has died.


Edith is on the arm of a potential suitor, Lord Beaumanoir, and Coningsby is thought to be about to wed Lady Theresa. See other titles by this author available from Kessinger Publishing.

He’s kinda racialist — but in ways more likely to discomfort than conungsby sooth his English readers. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. What makes this interesting is that someone has written in ink on the front fixed and free endpapers a generatjon of the fictional characters in the book, to the real historical figures represented therein.

Trivia About Coningsby, or, Th Some ghosting on endpapers – otherwise a very nice copy! Gilt lettering on the spine is very legible. Two great Whig nobles, Argyle and Somerset, conkngsby of seats in the Council thr Ten, forced their Sovereign on her deathbed to change the ministry.

Fort Hill International Published: Known as a dandy, a novelist, a brilliant debater and England’s first and only Jewish prime minister, Disraeli Earl of Beaconfield is best remembered for bringing India and the Suez Canal under control of the crown. For somebody carrying on about English tradition, Disraeli is shockingly bold about praising Jews and Judaism. Shows definite wear, and perhaps considerable marking on inside. Your purchase benefits world literacy!

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Original blue cloth, decorated in black, lettered in gilt on spine.