At the outset of his career Ted Hughes described letter-writing as 'excellent training for conversation with the world', and he was to become a prolific master of this art which combines writing and talking. This selection begins when Hughes was seventeen, and documents the course of a life at once resolutely private but intensely attuned to other lives (including a readership comprising both adults and children); a life pared down to essentials and yet eventful, peripatetic, at times publicly controversial.
Publisher: Faber & Faber ISBN: 9780571221394 Number of pages: 784 Weight: 927 g Dimensions: 233 x 153 x 57 mm Edition: Main
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