A Lover of Unreason: The Biography of Assia Wevill: Compare Cheapest Prices UK

  Title:
Author:
ISBN:
 
 
Our 10 most popular books:
1Colin Greenwood
The Classic British ...
2Eric S. Nylund
Halo: First Strike
3Louisa May Alcott
Little Women (Pengui...
4Jessie Burton
The Miniaturist
5Pam Sussman
Fabric Art Journals:...
6Bradygames
Final Fantasy X-X2 H...
7J. K. Rowling
Harry Potter and the...
8David Irving
Hitler''s War: And t...
9Tessa Woodward
Planning from Lesson...
10Charlie Mackesy
The Boy, The Mole, T...
Bookmark and Share
 
 

Cheapest Price for A Lover of Unreason: The Biography of Assia Wevill by Yehuda Koren

Title

A Lover of Unreason: The Biography of Assia Wevill

Author

Yehuda Koren

Product

Hardcover

List Price £20.00
Review This Book.... Successful reviews are displayed on our homepage!
Loading...
Please Wait. Checking Prices.....


Compare Book Prices and get the Cheapest UK Price for
'A Lover of Unreason: The Biography of Assia Wevill' by Yehuda Koren.





Are our stores safe?
Before we add any store to our price scanning software we carefully check that is a reliable and safe retailer. All our stores use secure socket layer (SSL) technology to prevent your credit card information from being stolen. They are also all members of major affiliate networks and have reasonable trading, returns and privacy policies. You can buy with confidence at any of the stores we check.




Google Book Details:

Description'Assia was my true wife, and the best friend I ever had' wrote a heartbroken Ted Hughes, after Assia Wevill had surrendered her life and that of their four-year-old daughter to the fumes from the gas oven in her London flat, in March 1969--just six years after Sylvia Plath had suffered a similar fate. Diva, she-devil, enchantress, muse: the exquisitely beautiful Assia Wevill inspired or provoked many epithets in the course of three marriages and in pursuit of a destiny that took her from pre-war Berlin to Palestine during the British mandate and then to London in the swinging 'sixties. In the end, none would prove to be more fitting than the epithet--and epitaph--she chose for herself: 'Here lies a lover of unreason and and exile'. The story of the ultimately tragic failure in the marriage between Sylvia Plath and Ted Hughes--twentieth-century poetry's most celebrated couple--has always been related from one of two conflicting points of view: hers or his. Missing for more than four decades has been a third, equally relevant and no less fascinating perspective: that of Ted Hughes's mistress, Assia Wevill. A lover of unreason, the first biography of Assia Wevill, views afresh the Plath-Hughes marriage with a keen, revisionary eye, and at the same time, recounts the journey that shaped her life. Hers is a complex story, formed as it is by the pull of often contrary forces: fatal attraction and obsessive love, fidelity and adultery, cruelty and tenderness, dependence and rebellion, envy and self-sacrifice. Koren and Negev researched Assia Wevill's life for over fifteen years, unearthing a mass of personal documents, including her diaries and letters, and interviewed all the key witnesses, most of them speaking here for the first time. Their book is authoritative and compelling.--Book jacket.
Release Date2006-09-28
AuthorYehuda Koren
Eilat Negev
FormatDimensions 16.2x24.0x3.0 cm
340 pages
book
PublisherRobson
Subject(s)Biography & Autobiography / General
Biography & Autobiography / Entertainment & Performing Arts
Biography & Autobiography / Historical
Biography & Autobiography / Literary Figures
Biography & Autobiography / Military
Biography & Autobiography / Political


Where delivery prices can be checked live they are. If this is not possible then our most recent record of the stores standard UK delivery is used. These are updated regularly. All prices are meant as a guide and are in no way legally binding.
1. Meyer, Stephenie
Compare Prices: Midnight Sun
Midnight Sun
Compare Book Prices
2. Wilson, Rebecca
Compare Prices: What Mummy Makes: Cook just once for you and your baby
What Mummy Makes: Cook just once for you...
Compare Book Prices
3. Charlie Mackesy
Compare Prices: The Boy, The Mole, The Fox and The Horse
The Boy, The Mole, The Fox and The Horse
Compare Book Prices
4. Delia Owens
Compare Prices: Where the Crawdads Sing
Where the Crawdads Sing
Compare Book Prices
5. Hirons, Caroline
Compare Prices: Skincare: The ultimate no-nonsense guide and Sunday Times No. 1 best-seller.
Skincare: The ultimate no-nonsense guide...
Compare Book Prices
6. Walliams, David
Compare Prices: The World’s Worst Parents
The World’s Worst Parents
Compare Book Prices
7. Scobie, Omid
Compare Prices: Finding Freedom: Harry and Meghan and the Making of a Modern Royal Family
Finding Freedom: Harry and Meghan and th...
Compare Book Prices
8. Various
Compare Prices: Dear NHS: 100 Stories to Say Thank You, Edited by Adam Kay
Dear NHS: 100 Stories to Say Thank You, ...
Compare Book Prices
Last Updated
03/08/2020 at 04:01.