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Helen Thomas' moving and beautiful account of her brief married life to Edward Thomas, poet. Their time together is marred by Edward's difficulties in finding steady work and his deep depressions which Helen, a natural optimist, faces with bravery & sacrifice. A deeply moving love story set in a rural idyll that stands in stark contrast to the arival of war, which takes her husband from her. Edward Thomas was killed in 1917 at Arras
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Plot & Themes

Romance    -   Yes Kind of romance:    -   in love with mixedup person job/profession:    -   writer Job/profession/poverty story    -   Yes Family, ill    -   Yes Who?    -   husband because he/she is    -   clinically depressed

Subject of Biography

Gender    -   Female Profession/status:    -   homemaker Ethnicity    -   White Nationality    -   British


How much descriptions of surroundings?    -   8 () Europe    -   Yes European country:    -   England/UK Century:    -   1900-1920's

Writing Style

Book makes you feel?    -   thoughtful Graphic sex in book?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   impregnation/reproduction If this is a kid's book:    -   Age 16-Adult Pictures/Illustrations?    -   None How much dialogue in bio?    -   significantly more descript than dialog How much of bio focuses on most famous period of life?    -   0-25% of book

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