James Boswell died in 1795 believing he had touched and kissed a cache of Shakespeare's original letters and papers discovered by a Mr. Ireland. His friend, Edmond Malone, publicly exposed the lot as a forgery just a year later.
Have you read any of James Boswell's journals?
Submitted by thf1977 on Jan 09, 2012
38% (114 votes)
Yes, but only the London Journal
17% (52 votes)
Yes, but only one (not the London Journal)
4% (12 votes)
No, none of them
28% (85 votes)
No, but I have read the Life of Johnson
12% (37 votes)
Total votes: 300