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A Lover of Unreason: The Life and Tragic Death of Assia Wevill
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A Lover of Unreason: The Life and Tragic Death of Assia Wevill (Paperback)

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'Assia was my true wife, and the best friend I ever had', wrote Ted Hughes, after his lover surrendered her life and that of their young daughter in 1969, six years after Sylvia Plath had suffered a similiar fate. Diva, she-devil, enchantress, muse, Lillith, Jezebel - Assia inspired many epithets during her life. The tragic story of Sylvia Plath and Ted Hughes has always been related from one of two points of view: hers or his. Missing for over four decades had been a third: that of Hughes's mistress. This first biography of Assia Wevill views afresh the Plath-Hughes relationship and at the same time, recounts the journey that shaped her life. Wevill's is a complex story, formed as it is by the pull of often contrary forces.

BiographyBiography: generalBiography: literary Publisher: Pavilion Books Publication Date: 21/05/2008 ISBN-13: 9781905798209  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Yehuda Koren and Eilat Negev are both distinguished literary journalists and authors, and researched Assia Wevill's story for 15 years. They live in Israel.

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