Samuel Pepys: The Unequalled Self

Audio recording of Claire Tomalin’s talk at Chalke Valley History Festival on 27 June 2015.

Award-winning and best-selling biographer, Claire Tomalin vividly brings to life one of our best-loved diarists – Samuel Pepys. This enormously likeable and sensitive man lived in London during an extraordinary age, from the execution of one king to the restoration of another and beyond. No-one has given Pepys and the age he lived in more flesh and colour.