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The World's Wife

Duffy, Carol Ann

9780330372220 - The World's Wife

Artikelomschrijving

That saying? Behind every famous man ...? From Mrs Midas to Queen Kong, from Elviss twin sister to Pygmalions bride, theyre all here, in Carol Ann Duffys inspired and inspirational collection, The Worlds Wife. Witty and thought-provoking, this is a tongue-in-cheek, no-holds-barred look at the real movers and shakers across history, myth and legend. If you have ever wondered, for example, how exactly Darwin came up with his theory of evolution, or what, precisely, Frau Freud thought about her husband -- then this is the book for you, as the wives of the great, the good, the not so good, and the legendary are given a voice in Carol Ann Duffys sparkling and inventive collection. Carol Ann Duffy is a poet of skill, talent and great heart Erica Wagner Duffy takes a cheeky, subversive, no-nonsense swipe with a dish clout at the famous men of history and myth. They dont have a chance in hell of dodging her quick-witted wallop as she relays their stories from their spouses points of view The Times Poignant, thoughtful, funny, rich and accessible Ruth Padel, Guardian, Books of the Year

Specificaties

Auteur Duffy, Carol Ann
ISBN/EAN 9780330372220
Druk 1
€ 12,07 € 13,41
Verwachte bezorgdatum: 10-04

Artikelomschrijving

That saying? Behind every famous man ...? From Mrs Midas to Queen Kong, from Elviss twin sister to Pygmalions bride, theyre all here, in Carol Ann Duffys inspired and inspirational collection, The Worlds Wife. Witty and thought-provoking, this is a tongue-in-cheek, no-holds-barred look at the real movers and shakers across history, myth and legend. If you have ever wondered, for example, how exactly Darwin came up with his theory of evolution, or what, precisely, Frau Freud thought about her husband -- then this is the book for you, as the wives of the great, the good, the not so good, and the legendary are given a voice in Carol Ann Duffys sparkling and inventive collection. Carol Ann Duffy is a poet of skill, talent and great heart Erica Wagner Duffy takes a cheeky, subversive, no-nonsense swipe with a dish clout at the famous men of history and myth. They dont have a chance in hell of dodging her quick-witted wallop as she relays their stories from their spouses points of view The Times Poignant, thoughtful, funny, rich and accessible Ruth Padel, Guardian, Books of the Year

Specificaties

Auteur Duffy, Carol Ann
ISBN/EAN 9780330372220
Druk 1