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A collection of Shelley's prose writings on love and romantic passion, providing an emotional portrait of this mercurial Romantic poet. The collection gives not only a Romantic poet's view of romantic passion, but treats love in general, in all its forms and manifestations.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780006550129
ISBN-10: 0006550126
Format: Paperback
(197mm x 130mm x 15mm)
Pages: 224
Imprint: Flamingo
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publish Date: 9-Apr-1996
Country of Publication: United Kingdom


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Author Biography - Richard Holmes

Richard Holmes was born in London in 1945 and educated at Downside School and Churchill College, Cambridge. In 1974 his "Shelley: The Pursuit" won the Somerset Maugham Award and was described by Stephen Spender as 'surely the best biography of Shelley ever written'. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature, was awarded an OBE in 1992 and the Biographers' Club Lifetime Services to Biography Prize in 2014. He lives in London and Norwich with the novelist Rose Tremain.

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