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Lara: A Tale

Lord Byron

Publisher: Charles River Editors

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Lord Byron was an English poet who became one of the leading figures in the Romantic Movement.  Byron is still considered to be one of the most influential poets in history.  This edition of Lara: A Tale includes a table of contents.

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