The images are impeccable, the format is engaging and the text is informative. The author quotes nothing is as swift as the blink of an eye, and yet it is commensurable with the content of the eternal.
She is such an incredible writer that she makes everything interesting--even when she is being tiresome or self-centered or idealistic. The overwhelming tragedy of sylvia plath's story is that she never was able the reap the rewards of her singular ar... Read More
This book is gorgeous, insightful, relatable, and worth the read if you're a literature fanatic or author. This is more than a book about a famous writer with a tragic life. I recommend buying at the publisher's price rather than my usual recommendati... Read More
Sylvia plath (1932-1963) is an icon of the alienated poetic soul confronted with a world of potentially numberless auschwitzes and nagasakis. Plath's poems are of a more stunning order, even the notoriously grandstanding poems like daddy. The poetry i... Read More
After she graduates college and settles down with husband ted hughes, her writing takes on a new kind of rawness and immediacy. Married to ted hughes another of our finest writers, this book lets you hear in sylvias own words what she endured as an ar... Read More
Already i notice the binding is weak. And then what's the point of having a book with notes if it’s broken?