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Her Husband: Hughes and Plath - A Marriage
Diane Middlebrook gives a balanced account of the marriage between famous poets Ted Hughes and Sylvia Plath. While Hughes was the more successful writer during Plath's lifetime, he and his work have been overshadowed by the rumors that grew out of Plath's suicide. The book begins with a look at Hughes and Plath's first meeting and their romance in Cambridge, England. Middlebrook moves on to a detailed account of the family and landscape that shaped ...