The Green and the Gold - A Novel of Andrew Marvell: Spy, Politician, Poet
Dunne, Jun 2004, 24.95, 384 pp.
Though much is known about seventeenth century English poet Andrew Marvell, there are periods with little or no information available. Christopher Peachment fills those voids by extracting what is known about this metaphysical poet and his times to create a work of historical fiction.
Marvell comes across as a paradox. He was a loner who trusted few and over time concluded that life. He enjoy...