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The Poet's Wife Hardcover – 18 Feb 2010

4.7 out of 5 stars 33 customer reviews

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  • Hardcover: 400 pages
  • Publisher: Doubleday; New Edition edition (18 Feb. 2010)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0385613326
  • ISBN-13: 978-0385613323
  • Product Dimensions: 14.5 x 3.3 x 22.4 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.7 out of 5 stars 33 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 1,277,784 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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"Clare often pops up in fiction, but it was high time someone rescued his poor wife from footnote-land. Allnatt (herself a poet) gives her an affecting, beautifully written afterlife." (The Times)

"A beautifully written, poignant novel, lyrically descriptive of the landscape, detailed in the country life of the time and reminiscent of the gentle style of the genius peasant poet." (Choice)

"This novel will have you reaching for the nearest copy of John Clare's powerful poems" (Daily Mail)

"A subtle and sympathetic portrayal of losing a loved one to mental illness...at once homely and poetic." (TLS)

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A stunning novel telling the harrowing story of 19th century English poet John Clare's descent into madness, and the woman who tries to keep their love alive.

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