By (author) Jude Morgan
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Passion by Jude Morgan
Book DescriptionTheirs was a world of obsession, genius, and above all In the turbulent years of the French Revolution and the Napoleonic Wars, three poets Byron, Shelley, and Keats come to prominence, famous and infamous, for their vivid personalities, and their glamorous, shocking, and sometimes tragic lives. In this electrifying novel, those lives are explored through the eyes of the women who knew and loved them intensely, scandalously.Four women from widely different backgrounds are linked by a sensational fate. Mary Shelley: the gifted daughter of gifted parents, for whom passion leads to exile, loss, and a unique fame. Lady Caroline Lamb: born to fabulous wealth and aristocratic position, who risks everything for the ultimate love affair. Fanny Brawne: her quiet, middle-class girlhood is transformed and immortalized by a disturbing encounter with genius. Augusta Leigh: the unassuming poor relation who finds herself flouting the greatest of all taboos.With the originality, richness, and daring of the poets themselves, "Passion" presents the Romantic generation in a new and unforgettable light."
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780312343699
Paperback / softback
(216mm x 140mm x 33mm)
Publish Date: 5-Sep-2006
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Jude Morgan
Secret Life of William Shakespeare, Paperback (September 2012)
For fans of David Mitchell and The Children's Book, or of the blockbusting biographies of great writers, or just anyone who loves books and wants an intelligent, utterly compelling, brilliant read, The Secret Life of William Shakespeare brings the past unforgettably to life
Taste of Sorrow, Paperback (April 2010)
The ultimate family story, told by one of the most acclaimed historical novelists writing today
Symphony, Paperback / softback (December 2008)» View all books by Jude Morgan
In 1827, Harriet Smithson, a beautiful and talented Irish actress, joins an English Shakespeare company where she falls in love with a young composer. But his love becomes obsession, and their lives will be transfigured and destroyed by genius, inspiration, and madness.
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Author Biography - Jude Morgan
JUDE MORGAN, who lives in England, studied creative writing with Malcolm Bradbury and Angela Carter.
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