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DIARY OF SAMUEL PEPYS VOLUME 1: 1660 - 1663, THE

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Written between 1660 and 1669, as Pepys was establishing himself as a key administrator in the Navy Office, this is an intimate portrait of life in 17th-century England, covering his professional and personal activities, including, famously, his love of music, theatre, food, wine and his peccadilloes. Volume I covers the opening years of the Restoration and introduces us to many of the key characters family, government and royalty of the Stuart monarchy.