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Forty-Five In Forty-Five, a candid collection framed by the deaths of Sylvia Plath and Ted Hughes, their daughter, Frieda Hughes, recalls how...Forty-FiveFiction, Poetry In Forty-Five, a candid collection framed by the deaths of Sylvia Plath and Ted Hughes, their daughter, Frieda Hughes, recalls how...2006-11-24HarperCollins

Forty-Five

Genre: Fiction, Poetry; Author: Frieda Hughes; Publisher: HarperCollins

In Forty-Five, a candid collection framed by the deaths of Sylvia Plath and Ted Hughes, their daughter, Frieda Hughes, recalls how betrayal and grief often derailed her ambitions.

Sample Verse
On abusive marriage: ”The blows of words, filled out and leaden/Like little coshes, waited in ambush.”

Lowdown
Hughes writes about tragedy with Plath-like wit.

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